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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
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 Senate Passes Sanders-McCain Veterans 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 Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act-Motion to Proceed
June 11, 2014 Senate Oks Sanders-McCain VA Reform Bill
June 10, 2014 Sanders Statement on Veterans Legislation
June 9, 2014 Statement on VA Audit
June 9, 2014 Good Marks for VA Health Care in Vermont
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
May 29, 2014 Perspective
May 28, 2014 Chairman Sanders Statement on VA Inspector General Interim Report
May 25, 2014 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript: Veterans' Scandal
May 23, 2014 Sanders to Introduce VA Accountability Bill
May 23, 2014 Sanders to Introduce VA Accountability Bill
May 22, 2014 Sanders Receives Honor from Military Wives
May 22, 2014 Unanimous Consent Request -- H.R. 4031 and S. 1982
May 16, 2014 Sanders Statement on VA Health Care
May 12, 2014 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: VA Health Care
May 8, 2014 Secretary Shinseki to Testify on VA Health Care
May 7, 2014 Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2014
May 5, 2014 Sanders Statement on VA
May 2, 2014 The Week in Review
May 1, 2014 Burr, Begich, Sanders Lead on Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Benefits to Veterans
April 30, 2014 Senate Panel Examines Alternatives to Pain Drugs
April 30, 2014 Burr, Begich, Sanders Lead on Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Benefits to Veterans
April 24, 2014 Letter to John McCain and Jeff Flake - Serious Allegations Involving the VA Hospital in Phoenix
April 16, 2014 Chairman Sanders Statement on VA Patient Satisfaction
April 9, 2014 Paycheck Fairness Act - Motion to Proceed
April 2, 2014 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014
April 1, 2014 Sanders Welcomes Progress on VA Backlog
March 11, 2014 Unanimous Consent Request
March 6, 2014 Flood Insurance and Veterans Medical Clinics
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