Senator Bernie Sanders

United States Senator for Vermont

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Thursday, September 13, 2018
Sanders, Warren, Larson Announce Expand Social Security Caucus
Following President Donald Trump's false claim that Democrats are trying to cut Social Security, Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Reps. John Larson (D-Conn.), Terri A. Sewell (D-Ala.) and Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.) on Thursday announced the bicameral Expand Social...
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Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Sanders Response to Amazon Statement on Working Conditions
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) issued the following statement Wednesday after Amazon responded to Sanders’ call for stories from Amazon workers: “Let’s start with the facts. All over this country, many Amazon employees, who work for the wealthiest person on Earth, are paid wages so low they can’t...
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Monday, July 16, 2018
CEOs vs. Workers Town Hall
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will host a live streamed town hall tonight in Washington at 7 p.m. to address the enormous disparity between the wealth of corporate executives and the wages and treatment of the companies’ workers. Sanders will be joined by workers from Amazon, Disney, McDonald’s,...
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Wednesday, June 06, 2018
Sanders, Paul to Hold Hearing on Unauthorized War’s Effect on Federal Spending
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will join Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), chairman of the Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management Subcommittee for the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, to hold a hearing entitled “War Powers and the Effects of Unauthorized Military Engagements on...
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Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Sanders to Vote No on VA MISSION Act
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), former chairman of the Veterans' Affairs Committee, issued the following statement ahead of a vote in the Senate on the VA Mission Act: "There are parts of the VA MISSION Act that I strongly support. The expansion of the Caregivers program to veterans of all generations...
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Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Sanders Leads Call to Address Humanitarian Crisis in Gaza
Following weeks of violence in Gaza, during which roughly 100 Palestinians have been killed and some 10,000 wounded by Israeli snipers, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and 12 of his Democratic Senate colleagues called on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to "do more to alleviate the ongoing humanitarian...
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Thursday, April 26, 2018
Sanders Statement on VA Nominee
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) issued the following statement Thursday after Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson withdrew his nomination to lead the VA: “Former VA Secretary David Shulkin was fired because he opposed the Trump Administration’s desire to privatize the VA. Following Dr. Jackson’s withdrawal, I...
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Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Sanders Introduces Legislation to Hold Opioid Makers Accountable
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) introduced legislation Tuesday to hold drug companies accountable for the extraordinary harm they have caused by fueling the opioid crisis. Sanders’ bill, the Opioid Crisis Accountability Act of 2018, prohibits illegal marketing and distribution of opioids, creates...
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Friday, March 16, 2018
Sanders to Host Inequality Town Hall Monday Night
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will host a nationally televised town hall focused on inequality in the United States on Monday in partnership with The Guardian, NowThis, The Young Turks and Act.tv. Sanders, along with filmmaker Michael Moore, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, economist Darrick Hamilton and other...
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Friday, March 16, 2018
Sanders Joins Progressive Activists for International Call to Build Globally Coordinated People’s Movement for Peace
On Sunday, March 18 , to mark the 15th anniversary of the United States’ invasion of Iraq, thousands of grassroots activists from more than 15 countries will come together in a live video call to discuss diplomatic solutions to international conflicts. The call is part of an effort to build a...
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