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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
May 12, 2014 College Costs
May 12, 2014 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: VA Health Care
May 12, 2014 Sanders Legislation Would Help Students Afford College
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Free and Open Internet
May 8, 2014 Nomination of Pamela K. Hamamoto to be Representative of the United Stats of America to the Office of the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva with the Rank of Ambassador
May 8, 2014 Secretary Shinseki to Testify on VA Health Care
May 7, 2014 Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2014
May 6, 2014 Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2014
May 6, 2014 Congress Must Confront Global Warming Crisis
May 6, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 5, 2014 Tops on Twitter and Facebook Too
May 5, 2014 Sanders Statement on VA
May 2, 2014 Letter to Allison Macfarlane, Chairwoman, Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Nuclear Reactor Decommissioning Licensee Exemptions
May 2, 2014 The Week in Review
May 1, 2014 Burr, Begich, Sanders Lead on Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Benefits to Veterans
April 30, 2014 Senate Panel Examines Alternatives to Pain Drugs
April 30, 2014 Burr, Begich, Sanders Lead on Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Benefits to Veterans
April 30, 2014 Sanders Statement on Senate Vote on Minimum Wage
April 30, 2014 Senate Resolution 431 - Honoring Military Children During the National Month of the Military Child
April 24, 2014 Sanders Statement on Net Neutrality
April 24, 2014 Sanders Puts Focus on Primary Health Care
April 24, 2014 Letter to John McCain and Jeff Flake - Serious Allegations Involving the VA Hospital in Phoenix
April 23, 2014 The Koch Brothers and the Puppets They Control
April 22, 2014 Earth Day
April 17, 2014 Who are the Koch Brothers and What do They Want?
April 16, 2014 Sanders Applauds Vermont Senate Vote on Food Labels
April 16, 2014 A Victory in Vermont on Food Labels
April 16, 2014 Chairman Sanders Statement on VA Patient Satisfaction
April 15, 2014 Tax Day for You and Me But Not GE
April 14, 2014 The American People are Just Disgusted
April 12, 2014 The Koch Brothers Are Winning
April 10, 2014 Progressive Caucus: Time to Renew Unemployment Insurance
April 9, 2014 Paycheck Fairness Act - Motion to Proceed
April 9, 2014 Paycheck Fairness Act - Motion to Proceed
April 9, 2014 Primary Care Crisis in America
April 9, 2014 Sens. Brown, Schatz, Warren, Sanders, and Blumenthal Announce Legislation Protecting Consumers From Inaccurate Credit Reports And Scores
April 9, 2014 Letter to Jack Reed, Chairman and Lisa Murkowski, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies - Strong Investment in Important Land Conservation Programs
April 8, 2014 Leahy and Sanders on Vermont's Leadership on Pay Equity
April 7, 2014 "Their Nightmare'
April 7, 2014 Senate Passes Help for Long-Term Jobless
April 7, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: ACA Enrollment Numbers
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
April 4, 2014 Letter to Chairman Murray and Ranking Member Collins - New Investments in Crude-by-Rail Safety
April 4, 2014 Letter to Dianne Feinstein, Chairwoman and Lamar Alexander, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
April 4, 2014 Letter to Mark Pryor, Chairman and Roy Blunt, Ranking Member of Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - The Emergency Food Assistance Program
April 4, 2014 Real Unemployment at 12.7%
April 3, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Seniors Programs
April 3, 2014 A Ruling for the Rich and Republicans
April 3, 2014 Letter to Chairman Murray and Ranking Member Collins - Support Safe Transportation of Energy Products Fund to Increase Rail Safety
April 3, 2014 Sanders Statement on Tentative Settlement in Bus Strike
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