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Bernie Sanders' Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

Full Name: Bernard 'Bernie' Sanders
Office: U.S. Senate (VT) - Jr, Independent
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Jane; 4 Children: Levi, Heather, Carina, David
Birth Date: 09/08/1941
Birth Place: New York, NY
Home City: Burlington, VT
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Aug. 20, 2014 Letter to Members of the U.S. Senate - The Youth Unemployment Crisis Is a Tragedy: Co-Sponsor the Employ Young Americans Now Act
Aug. 18, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Ferguson, Missouri
Aug. 14, 2014 Stop Postal Service Cuts, Vermont Senators Say
Aug. 13, 2014 Let's Stand Together
July 18, 2014 End LGBT Discrimination
July 16, 2014 Senate Republicans Block Bill for Women
June 30, 2014 Sanders Calls Supreme Court Ruling an Attack on Women Workers
June 9, 2014 The Great Recession
June 2, 2014 Sanders Unveils Employee Ownership Legislation
June 2, 2014 Worker-Owned Businesses
May 19, 2014 Roads and Jobs
May 8, 2014 Nomination of Pamela K. Hamamoto to be Representative of the United Stats of America to the Office of the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva with the Rank of Ambassador
May 2, 2014 The Week in Review
April 8, 2014 Leahy and Sanders on Vermont's Leadership on Pay Equity
March 13, 2014 Sanders Statement on Overtime Pay
March 11, 2014 Former IBM Workers Get Federal Help
March 6, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Hillary Clinton & The Middle Class
March 5, 2014 Chairman Sanders Vows to Continue Fight for Veterans
Feb. 28, 2014 Outrageous
Feb. 25, 2014 Comprehensive Veterans Bill Clears Senate Hurdle
Feb. 25, 2014 Op-Ed - The Hill: Defending Those Who Defended Us
Feb. 18, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Trans-Pacific Partnership
Feb. 14, 2014 The Week in Review
Feb. 12, 2014 Federal Workers to Get a Minimum Wage Boost
Feb. 11, 2014 Sanders Statement on Vermont Ranking No. 1 in Solar Power Jobs per Capita
Jan. 28, 2014 Sanders Applauds Obama on Minimum Wage
Jan. 28, 2014 Sanders Statement on State of the Union
Jan. 28, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Inability to Work with Republicans on Entitlements
Jan. 8, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act -- Motion to Proceed
Dec. 31, 2013 Sanders Calls for Minimum Wage Increase
Dec. 27, 2013 Long-Term Jobless Benefits Expire Saturday
Dec. 11, 2013 Executive Session
Nov. 7, 2013 Senate Passes Employment Non-Discrimination Act
Nov. 4, 2013 Sanders Statement on Employment Non-Discrimination Act
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Set Minimum Wage for Federal Contract Workers
Sept. 25, 2013 Who Hires the Most Low-Wage Workers in America?
Sept. 18, 2013 Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013
Aug. 3, 2013 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Minimum Wage
Aug. 1, 2013 Executive Session
Aug. 1, 2013 Sanders Congratulates Fast-Food Workers Fighting to Raise Starvation Wages
July 30, 2013 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript: Minimum Wage
July 24, 2013 Smarter Solutions for Students Act
July 23, 2013 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014 -- Motion to Proceed
July 16, 2013 Executive Session
June 21, 2013 Sanders' Youth Jobs Plan Advances in Senate
June 18, 2013 Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act--Continued--
June 17, 2013 Sanders Amendment Would Help Young American Workers, Stop Abuse of Foreign Students
May 15, 2013 Sanders: As Deficit Falls Don't Forget Working Families
May 9, 2013 Statements On Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
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