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Bernie Sanders' Public Statements

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
July 23, 2014 Veterans Organizations Back VA Funding
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 20, 2014 Pete Peterson is Not a Philanthropist
July 18, 2014 Sanders' Legislation Would Cut Off Government Contracts for Corporate Deserters
July 18, 2014 End LGBT Discrimination
July 17, 2014 Medical Mistakes are 3rd Leading Cause of Death in U.S.
July 17, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 16, 2014 Protect Women's Health from Corporate interference Act
July 16, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Unaccompanied Minors Crossing the Border
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 16, 2014 Senate Republicans Block Bill for Women
July 15, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Net Neutrality
July 15, 2014 Hundreds of Thousands Speak Out for Net Neutrality as Public Comment Deadline Nears
July 11, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Mishandling of Dangerous Pathogens Calls for Review of Policies and Procedures
July 11, 2014 We Need A Political Revolution
July 11, 2014 The Insanity
July 10, 2014 NPR - Could A Socialist Senator Become a National Brand?
July 9, 2014 The Huffington Post -Why We Need a Carbon Tax
July 9, 2014 Sanders Statement on Meeting with VA Nominee McDonald
July 8, 2014 Do Republicans Want America to Become a Third World Country?
July 8, 2014 Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014 - Motion to Proceed - Continued
July 5, 2014 The Declaration of Independence: A Revolutionary Document
July 3, 2014 Poverty is a Death Sentence
July 2, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Oil Prices
July 1, 2014 CBS "Face the Nation" - Transcript: VA Scandal
June 30, 2014 Sanders Calls Supreme Court Ruling an Attack on Women Workers
June 30, 2014 Sanders Statement on Court Ruling on Workers
June 29, 2014 Chairman Sanders Statement on the Nomination of Robert McDonald to be VA Secretary
June 27, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy
June 26, 2014 Senators Call for Emergency Action to Stop Price Spikes Caused by Oil Speculators
June 26, 2014 Durbin, Brown, Warren, Baldwin, Sanders: Tax Credits Would Go to Companies that Invest in American Workers, Not Ship Jobs Overseas
June 26, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
June 26, 2014 Veterans Health Care
June 25, 2014 War on Jobs
June 24, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee - Conference Meeting
June 23, 2014 A "Major Breakthrough' on Global Warming?
June 20, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Iraq War
June 20, 2014 Sanders and Vermont Religious Leaders Address Wealth and Income Inequality
June 19, 2014 Oil Speculators Use Iraq as Excuse to Drive Up Prices
June 18, 2014 Senate Conferees on Veterans Bill Appointed
June 18, 2014 "The Future of Our Planet is in Doubt,' Sanders Warns as Panel Oks Tar Sands Pipeline
June 17, 2014 Nomination of Peter Joseph Kadzik to be an Assistant Attorney General - Continued
June 14, 2014 Barnes Camp Reopens as Smuggler's Notch Visitors Center
June 12, 2014 Sanders Votes No as Senate Confirms Federal Reserve Board Nominees
June 12, 2014 Student Loan Debt
June 12, 2014 The Fed and Jobs
June 12, 2014 Veterans Health Care
June 11, 2014 Brown Votes to Pass McCain-Sanders Legislation Improving Care for Veterans
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