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Bernie Sanders' Public Statements on Issue: Arts, Entertainment, and History

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
Aug. 18, 2014 Statement on Sen. James Jeffords
July 5, 2014 The Declaration of Independence: A Revolutionary Document
June 14, 2014 Barnes Camp Reopens as Smuggler's Notch Visitors Center
May 22, 2014 Letter to Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League - Regarding Changing the Name of the Washington Redskins
May 5, 2014 Tops on Twitter and Facebook Too
Feb. 16, 2014 Network News Notices Climate Change
May 27, 2013 Memorial Day
Jan. 7, 2013 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: Vermont Nets $377,000 For Historic Site Preservation
July 25, 2012 2012 Olympic Games
May 28, 2012 Sen. Sanders Observes Memorial Day
June 8, 2011 Smithsonian Opens Made-in-America Gift Shop
March 9, 2011 Release: Smithsonian Pledges to Sell More American-Made Gifts
Jan. 18, 2010 Martin Luther King Day
Oct. 9, 2009 Statement on Nobel Peace Prize for President Obama
June 22, 2009 Travel Promotion Act Of 2009
Oct. 29, 2008 Letter to Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League
April 14, 2008 Clinton, Leahy, Sanders, Schumer Hail Passage of Key Legislation to Establish Hudson-Fulton-Champlain Commemoration Commission
Jan. 28, 2008 State of the Union
Jan. 3, 2008 Desperate Times for the Hungry, Homeless and Cold
Oct. 16, 2007 Huffington Post - We Can Do Better Than This
June 25, 2007 Court Weakens Campaign Finance Law
Feb. 21, 2007 Free Press - Hundreds Turn Out for Media Forum
May 17, 2006 Waiving Requirement of Clau se 6(a) of Rule XIII With Respect to Consideration of Certain Resolutions
Feb. 6, 2006 Olver Opposes Warrantless Spying on Americans
Oct. 4, 2005 Comcast Town Meeting
Sept. 14, 2005 Poverty in America
Sept. 8, 2004 Vermont Resident Wins the Robert Penn Warren Award For Poetry
July 15, 2004 Recognizing the Accomplishments of the Board of Directors, Members and Staff of Indoor Recreation of Orleans County
July 6, 2004 Amendments
June 25, 2004 Recognizing the Eightieth Birthday of Governor Phil Hoff
April 27, 2004 A Tribute to the Players and Coach of the University of Vermont Men's Basketball Team
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