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Bernie Sanders' Public Statements on Issue: Women

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 8, 2014 Leahy and Sanders on Vermont's Leadership on Pay Equity
June 26, 2013 Letter to Wendy Davis, Senator - Anti-Abortion Filibuster
June 21, 2013 Letter to the Honorable Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Military Sexual Assualt
June 5, 2013 Senate Veterans Panel to Consider Legislation for Sex Abuse Victims in the Military
April 25, 2013 Statements On Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
March 7, 2013 Statement on Violence Against Women Act
Feb. 12, 2013 Statement on Senate Passage of Violence Against Women Act
Jan. 17, 2013 Sanders Outlines Questions for Hagel
June 5, 2012 Statement on Fair Pay Act
April 26, 2012 Senate Approves Domestic Violence Measure: Sanders Cosponsored Leahy Bill
Feb. 17, 2012 Sanders Statement on Women's Health Care
Feb. 2, 2012 Letter to Nancy G. Brinker
Oct. 11, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Cliff Stearns Chairman Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations House Committee on Energy and Commerce
May 26, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States
May 11, 2011 Chairman Murray Introduces Major New Veterans Employment Legislation with Veterans and Veterans Advocates in Front of U.S. Capitol
May 11, 2011 Chairman Murray Leads 14 Senators in Introducing Major Bipartisan Veterans Employment Bill
April 4, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader, and The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader
March 16, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Joe Biden, U.S. Vice President
Sept. 29, 2010 Senators Introduce Legislation to Reduce Dangerous Lead in Drinking Water
Oct. 6, 2009 Department Of Defense Appropriations Act, 2010
April 22, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Tom Harkin, Chairman, Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education and The Honorable Arlen Specter, Ranking Member
April 21, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Committe on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions - Empowering Workers to Rebuild America's Economy and Longer- Term Competitiveness: Green Skills Training for Workers
Jan. 22, 2009 Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act Of 2009 - Continued
Jan. 22, 2009 Letter to Barrack Obama, President of the United States of America
July 23, 2008 Letter to Michael Leavitt, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, Re: Abandon Attempt to Undermine Women's Health
Feb. 14, 2008 Letter to Edward M. Kennedy and Mike Enzi, Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, Re: Heart for Women Act
Dec. 27, 2007 Tragedy in Pakistan
Sept. 8, 2006 Letter to Elaine Chao
May 17, 2004 Tribute to Bonnie Gainer
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Civil Rights
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