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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 6, 2008 The Budget
March 6, 2008 Help Middle-Class Children, End Bush Tax Breaks for Millionaires
March 5, 2008 CPSC Reform Act
March 5, 2008 Letter to the Senate Budget Committee
March 3, 2008 Sanders Makes Case for Expanded Community Health Centers
Feb. 28, 2008 U.S. Prison Population Soars; Vermont Spends More on Prisons than Higher Education
Feb. 26, 2008 Leahy, Sanders Again Push For Withdrawal Of U.S. Troops From Iraq
Feb. 26, 2008 CNBC "Kudlow and Company" - Transcript
Feb. 25, 2008 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Feb. 19, 2008 Vermont Dental Care, Transportation Funding Announced by Sen. Sanders
Feb. 14, 2008 Indian Health Care Improvement Act Amendments of 2007
Feb. 14, 2008 Letter to Edward M. Kennedy and Mike Enzi, Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, Re: Heart for Women Act
Feb. 13, 2008 Indian Health Care Improvement Act Amendments of 2007 -- Resumed
Feb. 8, 2008 Letter to David Walker, Comptroller General of the Government Accountability Office, Re: Investigation of EPA's Waiver Decision on Global Warming Emissions from Vehicles
Feb. 7, 2008 Statement on Senate Stimulus Vote
Feb. 7, 2008 Senate Passes Economic Stimulus, Sanders Calls 'Substantially Improved'
Feb. 5, 2008 Recovery Rebates and Economic Stimulus for the American People Act of 2008 -- Motion to Proceed -- Continued
Feb. 4, 2008 Sanders Calls Bush Budget 'Unconscionable'
Feb. 4, 2008 Recovery Rebates and Economic Stimulus for the American People Act of 2008 -- Motion to Proceed
Feb. 1, 2008 As Big Oil Profits Soar, Sanders Calls for Windfall Profits Tax, OPEC Sanctions, Merger Moratorium
Feb. 1, 2008 Letter to Secretary Samuel Bodman, U.S. Department of Energy
Jan. 31, 2008 Economic Stimulus - Get It Right
Jan. 31, 2008 Stimulus Package
Jan. 31, 2008 Veterans Travel Reimbursement Increasing
Jan. 30, 2008 Economic Stimulus - Home Heating Help
Jan. 30, 2008 Economic Stimulus
Jan. 30, 2008 Home Heating Assistance in the Stimulus Package
Jan. 29, 2008 The Economy
Jan. 29, 2008 Economic Stimulus - Don't Leave Out Seniors
Jan. 28, 2008 State of the Union
Jan. 24, 2008 Homeland Security's Misguided Border Decision
Jan. 24, 2008 Hearing of the Senate Environmental and Public Works Committee: Oversight of EPA's Decision to Deny the California Waiver (Panel I)
Jan. 22, 2008 Indian Health Care Improvement Act Amendments of 2007
Jan. 21, 2008 Martin Luther King Day
Jan. 18, 2008 Sanders: Farm Worker Exploitation Must be Exposed
Jan. 17, 2008 Letter to Elaine L. Chao, Secretary of Labor
Jan. 15, 2008 Fire!
Jan. 10, 2008 BuzzFlash - Senator Bernie Sanders: "It's Time to Stand up and Fight Back"
Jan. 8, 2008 Hard Labor
Jan. 7, 2008 Dark Side of Chocolate
Jan. 3, 2008 Desperate Times for the Hungry, Homeless and Cold
Jan. 2, 2008 Earth to Bush, Part VI
Dec. 31, 2007 Reflections
Dec. 27, 2007 Tragedy in Pakistan
Dec. 21, 2007 Letter to President Bush, Re: Release $586 Million in Home Heating Aid
Dec. 19, 2007 Senators Introduce Legislation to Create National Affordable Housing Trust Fund
Dec. 19, 2007 Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008
Dec. 19, 2007 Stop the War
Dec. 18, 2007 Sanders Opposes Iraq War Funding, Supports Domestic Spending Bill
Dec. 18, 2007 Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008 -- Continued
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