Senator Bernie Sanders

United States Senator for Vermont

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Thursday, March 01, 2018
Sanders, Lee, Murphy Introduce War Powers Resolution to End Unauthorized U.S. Military Involvement in Yemen
Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) introduced Wednesday a bipartisan joint resolution to remove U.S. Armed Forces from hostilities between the Saudi-led coalition and the Houthis in Yemen pursuant to the War Powers Resolution. The bill will force the first-...
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Monday, February 12, 2018
Trump Budget Is 'Morally Bankrupt'
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), ranking member of the Senate Budget Committee, issued the following statement Monday after President Donald Trump released his budget proposal: "The Trump budget introduced today is morally bankrupt and bad economic policy. During the campaign, Donald Trump...
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Friday, February 02, 2018
Progressives Call on Trump to Fundamentally Rewrite NAFTA
Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Edward Markey (D-Mass.), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) and Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) sent a letter Friday urging President Donald Trump to fundamentally rewrite the North American Free Trade Agreement and level the playing...
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Monday, January 29, 2018
Sanders to Deliver Response to State of the Union
For the second year in a row, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will deliver a response to President Trump's State of the Union address on Tuesday night. Sanders' response will be live streamed across several social media platforms. WHO: Sen. Bernie Sanders WHAT: Response to State of the Union WHERE:...
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Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Sanders' Medicare for All Town Hall Draws 1.6 Million Viewers
A national town hall on Medicare for all hosted by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and digital media outlets The Young Turks, NowThis and ATTN: drew nearly 1.1 million live viewers Tuesday night, rivaling the viewership of cable news in primetime. By midday Wednesday , more than 1.6 million views had...
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Thursday, January 11, 2018
Sanders Announces Medicare for All Town Hall With NowThis, The Young Turks, ATTN:
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) announced Thursday that he will be partnering with leading digital outlets NowThis, The Young Turks and ATTN: on a groundbreaking Medicare for All national town hall. "For the first time in American history we will be holding a nationally televised town meeting on...
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Thursday, January 04, 2018
Sanders Statement on Sessions Marijuana Decision
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) issued the following statement Thursday in response to reports that Attorney General Jeff Sessions will rescind an Obama administration policy that shielded legalized marijuana from federal intervention: "No, Attorney General Sessions. Marijuana is not the same as heroin...
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Monday, December 18, 2017
Report: Republican Tax Bill Hands 15 Corporations $236 Billion Tax Break
The Republican tax bill, which will be voted upon this week, will provide 15 of the largest and most profitable American corporations a $236 billion tax cut, according to a report prepared for Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) by the Senate Budget Committee Democratic staff. In the final legislation...
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Thursday, December 14, 2017
Sanders Statement on FCC Decision to Repeal Net Neutrality
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) issued the following statement Thursday after the Federal Communications Commission voted to repeal net neutrality protections: "Once again, the Trump administration has sided with big money and against the interests of the American people. The FCC’s vote to end net...
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Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Sanders, Colleagues Unveil Legislation To Rebuild Puerto Rico And Virgin Islands
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), along with five cosponsors in the Senate, introduced a comprehensive plan Tuesday to address the immediate humanitarian needs in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands and ensure that the islands not only recover, but are able to rebuild in a way that empowers them to...
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