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Bernie Sanders' Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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: Veterans
Aug. 11, 2014 Vermont Awarded $1.7 Million for Homeless Veterans
Aug. 8, 2014 VA Reforms Begich Championed in Alaska Now Law
Aug. 7, 2014 President Obama Signs VA Bill
July 31, 2014 Making Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2014 - Motion to Proceed
July 31, 2014 Senate Passes Veterans Health Care Bill
July 31, 2014 Veterans Reforms Begich Championed in Alaska to Become Law
July 31, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Department of Veterans' Affairs
July 31, 2014 Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 - Conference Report
July 30, 2014 Statement on House Passage of Veterans Bill
July 29, 2014 Executive Session
July 28, 2014 Roll Call - Bernie Sanders' New Title: Dealmaker
July 25, 2014 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript: Veterans Affairs
July 24, 2014 Bring Jobs Home Act - Motion to Proceed
July 24, 2014 Chairman Sanders Details VA Proposal
July 23, 2014 Veterans Organizations Back VA Funding
July 23, 2014 Committee Supports Senate Confirmation of VA Nominee
July 22, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee - Pending Nomination of Robert A. McDonald
July 21, 2014 Sanders Statement on Veterans Legislation Negotiations
July 16, 2014 Protect Women's Health from Corporate interference Act
July 16, 2014 VA Details Health Care Needs
July 16, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee - The State of VA Health Care
July 9, 2014 Sanders Statement on Meeting with VA Nominee McDonald
July 8, 2014 Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014 - Motion to Proceed - Continued
July 1, 2014 CBS "Face the Nation" - Transcript: VA Scandal
June 29, 2014 Chairman Sanders Statement on the Nomination of Robert McDonald to be VA Secretary
June 26, 2014 Veterans Health Care
June 24, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee - Conference Meeting
June 18, 2014 Senate Conferees on Veterans Bill Appointed
June 17, 2014 Nomination of Peter Joseph Kadzik to be an Assistant Attorney General - Continued
June 12, 2014 Veterans Health Care
June 11, 2014 Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act-Motion to Proceed
June 11, 2014 Senate Oks Sanders-McCain VA Reform Bill
June 11, 2014 Making Continuing Appropriations During a Government Shutdown
June 11, 2014 Brown Votes to Pass McCain-Sanders Legislation Improving Care for Veterans
June 11, 2014 Senate Passes Sanders-McCain Veterans Bill
June 10, 2014 Sanders Statement on Veterans Legislation
June 9, 2014 Good Marks for VA Health Care in Vermont
June 9, 2014 Statement on VA Audit
June 5, 2014 Nomination of Carolyn Hessler-Radelet to be Director of the Peace Corps
June 5, 2014 Sanders, McCain Agree on Veterans Bill
June 5, 2014 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript: Department of Veterans' Affairs
June 5, 2014 Sanders, McCain Reach Agreement on Veterans Bill
June 4, 2014 Improving the VA
June 3, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
June 1, 2014 CBS "Face the Nation" - Transcript: No More Shutdowns
June 1, 2014 Action Plan for Veterans
June 1, 2014 Chairman Sanders Lays Out Legislative Action Plan for Veterans
May 30, 2014 Sanders Statement on Secretary Shinseki
May 30, 2014 An American Hero
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