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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
June 11, 2014 Making Continuing Appropriations During a Government Shutdown
June 11, 2014 Senate Oks Sanders-McCain VA Reform Bill
June 11, 2014 Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act-Motion to Proceed
June 11, 2014 Senate Passes Sanders-McCain Veterans Bill
June 10, 2014 Letter to Martin Barrington, Nicandro Durante, Ling Chenqing, Alison Cooper, Pierre de Labouchere, Murray Kessler, Andre Calantzopoulos, Daniel Delen, J. Pieter Sikkel, and George Freeman III - Protect Children from Nicotine Poisoning
June 10, 2014 College Costs
June 10, 2014 Sanders Statement on Veterans Legislation
June 9, 2014 Statement on VA Audit
June 9, 2014 The Great Recession
June 9, 2014 Make College Affordable
June 9, 2014 Sanders: Make College More Affordable
June 9, 2014 Good Marks for VA Health Care in Vermont
June 9, 2014 Executive Session
June 5, 2014 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript: Department of Veterans' Affairs
June 5, 2014 Sanders, McCain Reach Agreement on Veterans Bill
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 4, 2014 Letter to Robert Bentley, Governor of Alabama; Sean Parnell, Governor of Alaska; Rick Scott, Governor of Florida; Nathan Deal, Governor of Georgia; Butch Otter, Governor of Idaho; Sam Brownback, Governor of Kansas; Bobby Jindal, Governor of Louisiana; Paul LePage, Governor of Maine; Phil Bryant, Governor of Mississippi; Dave Heineman, Governor of Nebraska; Pat McCroy, Governor of North Carolina; Mary Fallin, Governor of Oklahoma; Nikki Haley, Governor of South Carolina; Dennis Daugaard, Governor of South Dakota; Bill Haslam, Governor of Tennessee; Rick Perry, Governor of Texas; Scott Walker, Governor of Wisconsin; and Matt Mead, Governor of Wyoming
June 4, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
June 4, 2014 Improving the VA
June 3, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
June 3, 2014 Stop Oil Speculation that Drives Up Gas Prices
June 3, 2014 Sanders Statement on CFTC Nominee
June 2, 2014 Worker-Owned Businesses
June 2, 2014 Sanders Unveils Employee Ownership Legislation
June 2, 2014 EPA Proposes New Emissions Rule
June 2, 2014 Sanders Welcomes Carbon Limits Much: More Needed to Curb Global Warming
June 1, 2014 Action Plan for Veterans
June 1, 2014 CBS "Face the Nation" - Transcript: No More Shutdowns
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 A Fierce Attack on the Postal Service
May 28, 2014 Chairman Sanders Statement on VA Inspector General Interim Report
May 27, 2014 Why Do People Retire Early?
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 Unanimous Consent Request -- H.R. 4031 and S. 1982
May 22, 2014 Sanders Receives Honor from Military Wives
May 22, 2014 Letter to Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League - Regarding Changing the Name of the Washington Redskins
May 20, 2014 Sanders: Thousands Speak Up for Net-Neutrality
May 19, 2014 Roads and Jobs
May 18, 2014 Senate Committee Clears Transportation Bill
May 16, 2014 U.S. Energy Secretary Addresses Vermont Energy Summit
May 16, 2014 U.S. Energy Secretary Addresses Vermont Energy Summit
May 16, 2014 Sanders Statement on VA Health Care
May 16, 2014 U.S. Energy Secretary in Vermont
May 15, 2014 Energy Efficiency Sabotaged
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