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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; 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
Jan. 28, 2014 Sanders Statement on State of the Union
Jan. 28, 2014 Sanders Applauds Obama on Minimum Wage
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Mel Wat, Director Federal Housing Finance Agency - Revisit Affordable Rental Housing
Jan. 23, 2014 Sanders Says Congress Must Act on Privacy Panel Report
Jan. 22, 2014 Sanders Details Sweeping Veterans Legislation
Jan. 17, 2014 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: Reaction to President Obama's Remarks on the National Security Agency
Jan. 17, 2014 Sanders Statement on Obama's Review of Intelligence Gathering
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to Fox News Chair Roger Ailes, CBS News President David Rhodes, ABC News President Ben Sherwood, NBC News President Deborah Turness - Cover Global Warming
Jan. 16, 2014 Statement on Funding Bill Passage
Jan. 16, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Jan. 16, 2014 Cold Shoulder for Global Warming on Sunday TV
Jan. 15, 2014 Sanders Statement on Verizon v. FCC
Jan. 15, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid - Stand up for Wisconsin Manufacturers and Workers, Oppose Outdated "Fast Track"
Jan. 14, 2014 Sanders Calls for Limits on NSA Surveillance
Jan. 14, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch Preserve Role And Funds For VSAC
Jan. 14, 2014 Sanders Joins New Climate Action Task Force
Jan. 9, 2014 Letter to Mary Jo White, Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission - Disclosure of Corporate Political Spending Should be Part of 2014 Agenda
Jan. 8, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act -- Motion to Proceed
Jan. 7, 2014 Senate Advances Unemployment Benefits Legislation
Jan. 6, 2014 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript: National Security Agency
Jan. 3, 2014 Letter to Keith Alexander, Director of the National Security Agency - Is NSA Spying on Congress?
Dec. 31, 2013 Sanders Calls for Minimum Wage Increase
Dec. 27, 2013 Long-Term Jobless Benefits Expire Saturday
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Protect Vital Home Energy Funding
Dec. 19, 2013 Letter to Katherine Archuleta, Director of the Office of Personnel Management - Allow Rollovers For Health FSA Accounts
Dec. 19, 2013 Vermont Wins $37 Million for Pre-School
Dec. 19, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
Dec. 19, 2013 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman Federal Trade Commission - Deceptive Medical Credit Cards, Loans
Dec. 19, 2013 Leahy, Sanders, Welch Welcome FDA's Pledge To Redraft Controversial FDA Food Safety Rules, Reflecting Concerns They Raised On Behalf Of Vermont Food Producers
Dec. 18, 2013 Making Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2013--Continued
Dec. 18, 2013 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Presidential Nominations and Economy
Dec. 17, 2013 Budget Agreement Advances in Senate
Dec. 17, 2013 Making Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2014--Continued
Dec. 16, 2013 Statement on Court Ruling Against NSA
Dec. 16, 2013 Letter to Max Baucus, Chair, and Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member, of the Senate Finance Committee - Clean Energy Tax Incentives Extension
Dec. 11, 2013 Executive Session
Dec. 11, 2013 VA Claims Backlog Falls but More Work Ahead
Dec. 11, 2013 Budget Pact Protects Social Security and Medicare
Dec. 11, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee - VA Backlog
Dec. 9, 2013 San Francisco Chronicle - Congress Should Put a Price on Carbon Pollution
Dec. 6, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Republican Leader McConnell, Chairman Baucus, and Ranking Member Hatch - Urge Reauthorization of Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 5, 2013 Statement on Nelson Mandela
Dec. 3, 2013 Leahy, Sanders, Welch, Shumlin -- On AF's Selection Of Burlington For F-35 Basing
Dec. 3, 2013 Delegation Statement on F-35s
Nov. 26, 2013 Letter to Mary Jo White, United States Securities and Exchange Commission
Nov. 26, 2013 Sanders Applauds Pope Francis' Call to Rein in the "Tyranny" of Capitalism
Nov. 25, 2013 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Calling For Changes to FDA Proposed Rules
Nov. 22, 2013 Legislation to End Fossil Fuel Tax Breaks Introduced by Sen. Sanders, Rep. Ellison
Nov. 22, 2013 Leahy, Sanders, Welch Urge Rewrite Of Food Safety Rules
Nov. 21, 2013 The Caregivers Act
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