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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
March 31, 2014 Democracy vs. Oligarchy
March 27, 2014 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - A Review of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Budget for Fiscal Year 2015
March 27, 2014 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014 - Motion to Proceed
March 27, 2014 Vermont Official Warns U.S. Senate Panel: Don't Let Transportation Funding Run Out
March 25, 2014 Statement on NSA Surveillance
March 25, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: National Security Agency Data Collection
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
March 17, 2014 Sanctions on Russia
March 14, 2014 FOX "The O'Reilly Factor" - Transcript: 2016 Elections
March 14, 2014 Letter to Mark Wetjen, Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and Scott O'Malia, Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and Bart Chilton, Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission - Oil and Gas Market Speculation
March 13, 2014 Child Care Development Block Grant Act
March 13, 2014 Sanders Statement on Overtime Pay
March 13, 2014 Senate Seeks White House Plan on Childhood Poverty
March 12, 2014 CQ Roll Call - Senators Mull Whether U.S. Can Learn From Health Systems Abroad
March 11, 2014 What the U.S. Health Care System Can Learn from Other Countries
March 11, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Dairy Products in the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
March 11, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Keystone XL Pipeline
March 11, 2014 Unanimous Consent Request
March 11, 2014 Former IBM Workers Get Federal Help
March 10, 2014 Sanders Statement on Climate Change All-Nighter
March 9, 2014 Sanders, Other Senators to Speak All Night in Wake-Up Call to Congress on Global Warming
March 6, 2014 Protecting Sexual Assault Victims
March 6, 2014 Flood Insurance and Veterans Medical Clinics
March 6, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Hillary Clinton & The Middle Class
March 6, 2014 Sanders Statement on Military Sexual Assault Cases
March 5, 2014 Chairman Sanders Vows to Continue Fight for Veterans
March 5, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - FDA's Proposed Rule to Protect Consumers of Generic Drugs
March 5, 2014 The Wall Street Journal - Save the Postal Service
March 4, 2014 The Obama Budget
March 4, 2014 Sanders Welcomes White House VA Budget Proposal
March 4, 2014 Sanders Statement on President Obama's Budget
March 3, 2014 The Forbes World's Billionaires List
March 3, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Veterans & Ukraine
Feb. 28, 2014 Outrageous
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Department of the Treasury and John Koskinen, Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service - Set Clear Rules for Political Activity by Dark Money Groups
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Department of the Treasury and John Koskinen, Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service - End Unlimited Secret Spending in Elections by Tax-Exempt Groups
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Treasury and John Koskinen, Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service - Guidance for Tax-Exempt Social Welfare Organizations on Candidate-Related Political Activities
Feb. 27, 2014 We Support the Troops
Feb. 27, 2014 Senate Republicans Block Veterans Bill
Feb. 27, 2014 Comprehensive Veterans Health and Benefits and Military Retirement Pay Restoration Act of 2014
Feb. 26, 2014 Focus on Veterans, Not Iran
Feb. 26, 2014 Comprehensive Veterans Health and Benefits and Military Retirement Pay Restoration Act of 2014
Feb. 26, 2014 Veterans Organizations Say Senate Must Focus on Veterans, Not Iran
Feb. 25, 2014 Comprehensive Veterans Bill Clears Senate Hurdle
Feb. 25, 2014 Op-Ed - The Hill: Defending Those Who Defended Us
Feb. 25, 2014 Comprehensive Veterans Health and Benefits and Military Retirement Pay Restoration Act of 2014
Feb. 21, 2014 The Week in Review
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Reduce Super Pollutant Allowances
Feb. 20, 2014 Sanders Welcomes White House Decision to Protect Social Security
Feb. 19, 2014 Sanders Testifies at Statehouse on Education
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