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Bernie Sanders' Public Statements on Issue: Senior Citizens

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; 1 Child: Levi; 3 Stepchildren: Heather, Carina, David
Birth Date: 09/08/1941
Birth Place: New York, NY
Home City: Burlington, VT
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
April 3, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Seniors Programs
March 31, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Health Care
March 4, 2014 Sanders Statement on President Obama's Budget
Feb. 21, 2014 The Week in Review
Feb. 20, 2014 Sanders Welcomes White House Decision to Protect Social Security
Feb. 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Don't Cut Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid
Feb. 12, 2014 Chairman Sanders Statement on Military Retiree COLAs
Feb. 11, 2014 Repealing Section 403 of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 - Motion to Proceed
Dec. 19, 2013 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman Federal Trade Commission - Deceptive Medical Credit Cards, Loans
Dec. 11, 2013 Budget Pact Protects Social Security and Medicare
Dec. 11, 2013 Executive Session
Nov. 5, 2013 Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013 - Motion to Proceed
Nov. 2, 2013 Sanders Leads Opposition to Cuts in Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid
Oct. 30, 2013 Senate Panel Advances Older Americans Act
Oct. 16, 2013 Default Prevention Act of 2013--Motion to Proceed
Oct. 14, 2013 Sanders Says Seniors and Disabled Veterans Deserve More Help, Not Cuts
Oct. 14, 2013 An Attack on Seniors and Veterans
Oct. 2, 2013 Progressive Change Campaign Committee: Social Security Protectors
Sept. 30, 2013 Protecting Military Pay
Sept. 20, 2013 Letter to Assistant Attorney Gerneral Stuart Delery, Dept. of Justice & Director Richard Cordray, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Tax Lien Programs
Sept. 19, 2013 Confronting Realities
Sept. 18, 2013 Sanders, Cummings Introduce Bills to Address Dental Crisis
Sept. 18, 2013 Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013
Sept. 15, 2013 Letter to Democratic Colleagues - The Continuing Resolution
Aug. 19, 2013 Sanders Welcomes Good News for Vermont Veterans' Home
July 31, 2013 Medicare for All
June 2, 2013 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript - Health Care and Entitlements
May 23, 2013 Older Americans Act Reauthorization Introduced
May 16, 2013 The IRS
May 8, 2013 Summit Draws Together Supporters of Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, Veterans Benefits
April 26, 2013 Letter to Chair and Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Tom Harkin and Jerry Moran - Senators Seek Support for Seniors
April 24, 2013 Senate Concurrent Resolution 15- Expressing the Sense of Congress that the Chained Consumer Price Index Should Not Be Use to Calculate Cost-Of-Living Adjustments for Social Security or Veterans Benefits, or to Increase the Tax Burden on Low- and Middle-Income Taxpayers
March 22, 2013 Senate Opposes Chained CPI Cuts to Social Security, Veterans' Benefits
March 22, 2013 Concurrent Budget Resolution on the Budget, Fiscal Year 2014
March 21, 2013 Concurrent Budget Resolution on the Budget, Fiscal Year 2014
March 7, 2013 Sanders, Reid, DeFazio Introduce Legislation to Strengthen Social Security
March 7, 2013 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: CPI and Social Security
March 4, 2013 Sanders: Budget Must Close Tax Loopholes
Feb. 28, 2013 Sanders Questions Veterans Service Organizations on Cuts in Disability Benefits
Feb. 27, 2013 Sanders Opposes Lew for Treasury Secretary
Feb. 26, 2013 Chairman Sanders Addresses American Legion
Jan. 31, 2013 Senators, Veterans, Seniors, Labor Unite in Opposition to Benefit Cuts for Seniors, Veterans
Jan. 4, 2013 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Jan. 2, 2013 Sanders Statement on Passage of Fiscal Bill
Dec. 19, 2012 Department of Defense Appropriations Act - Continued
Dec. 18, 2012 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Dec. 17, 2012 Harkin, Udall, Sanders Urge Tax Incentives for Working Families
Dec. 11, 2012 Transaction Account Guarantee Program Extension Act
Nov. 29, 2012 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript
Nov. 28, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
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