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Bernie Sanders' Public Statements on Issue: Government Operations

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
July 22, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee - Pending Nomination of Robert A. McDonald
April 23, 2014 The Koch Brothers and the Puppets They Control
April 9, 2014 Paycheck Fairness Act - Motion to Proceed
March 5, 2014 The Wall Street Journal - Save the Postal Service
Feb. 26, 2014 Focus on Veterans, Not Iran
Feb. 26, 2014 Comprehensive Veterans Health and Benefits and Military Retirement Pay Restoration Act of 2014
Jan. 17, 2014 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: Reaction to President Obama's Remarks on the National Security Agency
Dec. 18, 2013 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Presidential Nominations and Economy
Nov. 21, 2013 Markey: New NRC Policy Restricts Congressional Oversight, Undermines Transparency
Oct. 30, 2013 Sanders Supports Advance Funding for VA Programs
Oct. 22, 2013 Shutdown Fallout
Oct. 18, 2013 NBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: The Republican Party
Oct. 18, 2013 The Week in Review
Oct. 17, 2013 Playboy - The Playboy Interview: Bernie Sanders
Oct. 16, 2013 Cautious Optimism that Nightmare Will End
Oct. 16, 2013 Sanders Supports Agreement to End Shutdown
Oct. 16, 2013 Default Prevention Act of 2013--Motion to Proceed
Oct. 15, 2013 The Way Out
Oct. 15, 2013 The Tea Party Has Irreparably Harmed Our Country
Oct. 14, 2013 This Insanity
Oct. 13, 2013 Day 13
Oct. 12, 2013 Dangerous Territory
Oct. 11, 2013 Day 11
Oct. 11, 2013 The Week in Review
Oct. 11, 2013 Sanders Statement on Fiscal Crisis
Oct. 11, 2013 Default Prevention Act of 2013--Motion to Proceed--Continued
Oct. 10, 2013 Don't Be Hoodwinked
Oct. 10, 2013 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Government Shutdown
Oct. 9, 2013 Shutdown Hurts Veterans
Oct. 9, 2013 Sanders Statement on Yellen Nomination
Oct. 9, 2013 Hey, Paul Ryan, You Lost
Oct. 8, 2013 How the Shutdown Could End
Oct. 8, 2013 Sanders Ties Government Shutdown to Billionaire Donors as High Court Weighs Campaign Funding Law
Oct. 7, 2013 Continuing Appropriations
Oct. 7, 2013 Day Seven
Oct. 6, 2013 A Political Crisis
Oct. 4, 2013 The Week in Review
Oct. 4, 2013 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Government Shutdown
Oct. 4, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Pay National Guard, Reserves During Shutdown
Oct. 3, 2013 Playing with Fire
Oct. 2, 2013 Sanders Supports Vermont Federal Workers
Oct. 2, 2013 Thank You
Oct. 2, 2013 Continuing Appropriations
Oct. 2, 2013 Day Two
Oct. 1, 2013 Shutdown
Oct. 1, 2013 Continuing Appropriations
Oct. 1, 2013 Day One
Sept. 30, 2013 Sanders Bill Would Protect Veterans Benefits in a Shutdown
Sept. 30, 2013 Blackmail
Sept. 30, 2013 Continuing Appropriations
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