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Bernie Sanders' Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

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
Issue Position: Iraq War
Aug. 13, 2014 Sanders Statement on Iraq
June 26, 2014 Senators Call for Emergency Action to Stop Price Spikes Caused by Oil Speculators
June 26, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
June 19, 2014 Oil Speculators Use Iraq as Excuse to Drive Up Prices
March 17, 2014 Sanctions on Russia
March 14, 2014 FOX "The O'Reilly Factor" - Transcript: 2016 Elections
Feb. 27, 2014 We Support the Troops
Feb. 26, 2014 Focus on Veterans, Not Iran
Feb. 26, 2014 Veterans Organizations Say Senate Must Focus on Veterans, Not Iran
Feb. 14, 2014 The Week in Review
Feb. 6, 2014 Sanders in Delegation Traveling to Cuba
Dec. 5, 2013 Statement on Nelson Mandela
Oct. 17, 2013 Playboy - The Playboy Interview: Bernie Sanders
Sept. 24, 2013 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary of the Treasury, and Michael Froman, Ambassador of the US Trade Representative - Sixty Senators Urge Administration to Crack Down on Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks
Sept. 4, 2013 Sanders Statement on Syria
Aug. 31, 2013 Sanders Statement on Syria
June 13, 2013 Letter to his Excellency Mohammed Morsi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt - Sentencing of NGO Workers
May 28, 2013 Letter to Chairwoman Landrieu and Ranking Member Coats - Opposition to Proposed Border Crossing Fee Study
April 11, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Tibet
March 19, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Support for Two-State Mid East Peace Process
March 7, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Dec. 1, 2011 Letter to Jorge BolaƱos, Chief of Mission Cuban Interests Section of Embassy of Switzerland
Oct. 28, 2011 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Oct. 4, 2011 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript
June 23, 2011 Sanders Statement on Afghanistan
June 15, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reduction of Military Forces in Afghanistan
April 1, 2011 Sanders Statement on Syrian Release of Middlebury College Student
Feb. 22, 2011 Sanders Returns from Pakistan, Afghanistan
Feb. 18, 2011 Sanders Heads to Afghanistan, Pakistan
Feb. 11, 2011 Mubarak is Gone
Nov. 22, 2010 MSNBC "Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript
Oct. 13, 2010 Letter to the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform
Sept. 23, 2009 Strategy Shift On Afghanistan
Sept. 4, 2009 Unfiltered: Afghanistan
April 12, 2009 Sanders Welcomes Freedom for Vermont Cargo Ship Captain
April 7, 2009 America And The World
April 8, 2008 Vermont Congressional Delegation Objects To General Petraeus' Call For Open-Ended U.S. Role In Iraq
April 2, 2008 Letter to The Honorable Hu Jintao, President, People's Republic of China
March 19, 2008 Five Years of War In Iraq
Feb. 26, 2008 Leahy, Sanders Again Push For Withdrawal Of U.S. Troops From Iraq
Jan. 7, 2008 Dark Side of Chocolate
Dec. 27, 2007 Tragedy in Pakistan
Dec. 19, 2007 Stop the War
Dec. 18, 2007 Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008 -- Continued
Dec. 18, 2007 Sanders Opposes Iraq War Funding, Supports Domestic Spending Bill
Nov. 17, 2007 New U.N Report Stresses Need For Strong Action Now on Global Warming
Nov. 15, 2007 Stop the War
Nov. 1, 2007 Letter to the Honorable George W. Bush, President of the United States of America
Oct. 23, 2007 Flush on Iraq, Flinty on Children
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