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July 14, 2016 Anniversary and Reauthorization of the Older Americans Act Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
June 29, 2016 Hearing on the Senate Committee on the Judiciary- "Protecti ng Older Americans from Financial Exploitation," Remarks Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
June 29, 2016 Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy Hearing On "Protecting Older Americans from Financial Exploitation" Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
May 23, 2016 Older Americans Month Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
May 14, 2016 Sanders Presses McConnell to Save Coal Miners' Pensions Sen. Bernard Sanders Frankfort, KY
April 15, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Jacob Lew, Secretary of Treasury - Warning Treasury Secretary That Looming Pension Cuts Would Hurt Retirees in Minnesota, Across Country Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
April 15, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Jacob Lew, Secretary of Treasury - Warning Treasury Secretary That Looming Pension Cuts Would Hurt Retirees in Minnesota, Across Country Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
April 7, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions - Senate Passes Bipartisan Legislation to Support Social and Nutrition Services for Nearly 12 Million Seniors Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
April 7, 2016 Congress Passes Seniors Bill Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
March 24, 2016 Letter to Chairman Cole and Ranking Member DeLauro - Fully Fund Senior Community-Based Programs Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
March 18, 2016 Sanders, Murphy Introduce Bill to Provide Retirement for Family Caregivers Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
March 16, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies and the Honorable Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Support for Seniors Program Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
March 16, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies and the Honorable Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Support for Seniors Program Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2016 The Washington Post - Transcript: The Democratic Debate in Milwaukee, Annotated Sen. Bernard Sanders Milwaukee, WI
Feb. 2, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Kenneth Feinberg, Special Master for Implementation of the Treasury Department - On the Protection of Pension Plans of Central State Pension Plans Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
Feb. 2, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Kenneth Feinberg, Special Master for Implementation of the Treasury Department - On the Protection of Pension Plans of Central State Pension Plans Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Jan. 3, 2016 Stop Drug Company Greed, Strengthen Social Security, Sanders Tells New Hampshire Seniors Sen. Bernard Sanders Londonderry, NH
Dec. 15, 2015 Expand Social Security, Sanders Tells New Hampshire Seniors Sen. Bernard Sanders Dover, NH
Dec. 1, 2015 Seniors and Veterans Emergency Benefits Act Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Nov. 9, 2015 Mikulski, Warren, Senate Colleagues Introduce SAVE Benefits Act to Boost Social Security and Other Critical Benefits for Seniors, Veterans Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Nov. 5, 2015 Senators Introduce SAVE Benefits Act to Boost Social Security and Other Critical Benefits for Seniors, Veterans Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Nov. 5, 2015 Senators Introduce SAVE Benefits Act to Boost Social Security and Other Critical Benefits for Seniors, Veterans Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Oct. 18, 2015 Sanders: Boost Social Security Benefits Sen. Bernard Sanders Iowa City, IA
Oct. 15, 2015 Sanders: No COLA for Social Security, Disabled Vets is "Unacceptable' Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Oct. 8, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
Sept. 23, 2015 Letter to Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Calling on Medicare & Medicaid to Ban Long-Term Care Facilities from Using Unfair Arbitration Clauses Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Sept. 23, 2015 Letter to Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Calling on Medicare & Medicaid to Ban Long-Term Care Facilities from Using Unfair Arbitration Clauses Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Sept. 20, 2015 At N.H. Retirement Community, Sanders Takes on Rising Drug Prices Sen. Bernard Sanders Exeter, NH
Sept. 11, 2015 Rep. Kaptur, Sen. Sanders, Rep. Ryan call on Congress to Stop Impending Cuts to Multiemployer Pension Plans Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Sept. 10, 2015 Sanders Asks Treasury To Protect 10 Million Union Retirees Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Aug. 18, 2015 Remarks at the AFL-CIO Conference Sen. Bernard Sanders Las Vegas, NV
Aug. 16, 2015 On the Road: Field of Dreams Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
Aug. 15, 2015 Sanders Calls for Strengthening Social Security, Slams Republican Plans to Dismantle Retirement Program Sen. Bernard Sanders Boone, IA
Aug. 8, 2015 Sanders Statement on Seattle Protesters Sen. Bernard Sanders Seattle, WA
July 30, 2015 50th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
July 30, 2015 On 50th Anniversary of Medicare, Sanders Proposes Medicare-for-All Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
July 23, 2015 Sanders Slams Bush: No, We Should Not Phase Out Medicare Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
July 21, 2015 Older Americans Act Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
July 17, 2015 Senate Passes Older Americans Act, Bipartisan Legislation to Support Social and Nutrition Services for Nearly 12 Million U.S. Seniors Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
July 16, 2015 Older Americans Reauthorization Act of 2015 Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
July 16, 2015 Sanders Applauds Passage of Older Americans Act Reauthorization Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
July 13, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Expand Social Security Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
June 20, 2015 Keep Our Pension Promises Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
June 18, 2015 Congressman Tim Ryan Calls for Pension Protection Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
June 18, 2015 Sanders Plan Restores Retirement Security to 10 Million Retirees Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
June 16, 2015 Senior Hunger and GAO Report Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
June 16, 2015 Senior Hunger and GAO Report Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
June 15, 2015 Millions of Seniors Go Hungry, GAO Finds Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
June 7, 2015 "No, We Will Not Cut Social Security." Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
June 3, 2015 Sen. Sanders to Gov. Bush: "No, We Will Not Cut Social Security!' Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
April 26, 2015 Letter to Edmund Brown, Governor of California - Republican Budget Cuts Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
April 24, 2015 Letter to Daniel Levinson, Office of the Inspector General - Increase in the Cost of Generic Prescription Drugs Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
April 20, 2015 Sanders: Republican Budgets Would be "Total Disaster' for Working Americans Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
April 15, 2015 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget, Fiscal Year 2016 Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
April 15, 2015 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget, Fiscal Year 2016--Continued- Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
April 10, 2015 Sanders Leads Senate Effort to Support Seniors Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
March 27, 2015 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee, and Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee - Funding for Programs under the Older Americans Act Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
March 27, 2015 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee, and Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee - Funding for Programs under the Older Americans Act Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
March 26, 2015 House Passes Bipartisan Bill Resolving Longstanding Medicare Physician Payment Dispute Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
March 23, 2015 New Report From Sanders Lays Bare Republican Budget Gimmicks Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
March 20, 2015 Sanders: Republican Budget Morally Repugnant and Full of Budget Gimmicks Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
March 19, 2015 The Commons - Trying to Budget in Uncertainty Rep. Peter Welch Brattleboro, VT
March 12, 2015 Sanders Files Bill to Strengthen, Expand Social Security Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
March 12, 2015 Sanders Calls on Congress to Strengthen & Expand Social Security Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
March 11, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Budget Committee -The Better Way: Benefits of a Balanced Budget Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Budget Committee - Social Security Disability Trust Fund Insolvency Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Feb. 10, 2015 Sanders Issues New Report Documenting Republican Effort to Cut Social Security Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Feb. 10, 2015 Sanders Says Rise In Inequality Jeopardizes Social Security Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Feb. 5, 2015 Republicans Want to Cut Social Security Disability Benefits, Sanders Warns Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Feb. 3, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Budget Committee - The President's Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Proposal Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Feb. 3, 2015 Middle Class Economics Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
Jan. 28, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Budget Committee - CBO's Budget and Economic Outlook: Fiscal Years 2015-2025 Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Jan. 22, 2015 ICYMI - Senator Sanders Press Conference on Friday, January 16, 2015 Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
Jan. 20, 2015 Alexander, Murray, Burr, Sanders Introduce Legislation to Support Social and Nutrition Services for Nearly 12 Million U.S. Seniors Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Jan. 9, 2015 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader, United States Senate - Protect Social Security from Partisan Extremists Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Dec. 19, 2014 Sanders: Don't Let Republicans Slash Social Security, Medicare Sen. Bernard Sanders Burlington, VT
Dec. 15, 2014 Sanders to Defend Social Security on Budget Committee Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Dec. 15, 2014 Executive Session Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Dec. 10, 2014 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014 -- Continued Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Dec. 2, 2014 Nomination of Robert S. Adler to be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Oct. 24, 2014 The Week in Review Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
Oct. 22, 2014 Sanders Reacts to Social Security Adjustment Sen. Bernard Sanders Burlington, VT
Oct. 7, 2014 Sanders: Paul Ryan is Dead Wrong to Propose Cuts in Social Security and Disabled Veterans' Benefits Sen. Bernard Sanders Burlington, VT
Oct. 2, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Swiftly Release Federal Home Heating Aid Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Oct. 2, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Swiftly Release Federal Home Heating Aid Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Sept. 30, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commisioner of the Social Security Administration - Same Sex Couples and Social Security Benefits Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
Sept. 25, 2014 Welch Fights To Improve Reimbursements For Vermont's Ambulance Providers Rep. Peter Welch Barre, VT
Sept. 8, 2014 WCAX - Welch Proposes ACA Changes Rep. Peter Welch Burlington, VT
Aug. 14, 2014 Stop Postal Service Cuts, Vermont Senators Say Sen. Bernard Sanders Burlington, VT
Aug. 13, 2014 Let's Stand Together Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
Aug. 13, 2014 Social Security Turns 79 Sen. Bernard Sanders Burlington, VT
May 27, 2014 Why Do People Retire Early? Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
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 Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
May 2, 2014 The Week in Review Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
May 1, 2014 Burr, Begich, Sanders Lead on Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Benefits to Veterans Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
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 Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
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 Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
April 1, 2014 Obama Signs into Law Welch Legislation that Provides Relief to Hospitals Serving Seniors Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
March 31, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Health Care Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
March 12, 2014 Burlington Free Press: Welch Wants to Model Medicare after Vermont Health Program Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
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