Senator Bernie Sanders



Bernie Sanders was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2006 after serving 16 years in the House of Representatives. He is the longest serving independent member of Congress in American history.

U.S. Senate, 2007-present


Programs in this Series

Format: 2021-01-18
Format: 2021-01-18
Press Conference - Response to the Coronavirus Crisis - 03/12/2020
Senator Bernie Sanders speaks to the federal response to the coronavirus and how we as a nation should respond to the crisis.
Senior Town Meeting in Montpelier - 04/14/2018
Senator Bernie Sanders is holding senior town meetings to discuss issues facing older Vermonters. The town meeting includes a discussion on Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, as well as the high cost of prescription drugs, affordable housing,...
Senator Bernie Sanders Visits the CCTV Building at 294 Winooski Avenue in Burlington - 06/16/2016
Bernie Sanders Visits 294 North Winooski Ave., including two short interviews outside. Lots of media.
Presidential Campaign Kickoff - 05/26/2015
Sen. Bernie Sanders kicks off his presidential campaign at a rally on the Burlington waterfront.
Student Town Hall at The University of Vermont - 02/17/2015
Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) hosts a town hall meeting for UVM students. The Senator speaks and take questions after a panel of four students speak, Caroline DeCunzo on college affordability; Francesca Hall on climate change; Jess Fuller on women...
FairPoint Communications Worker Strike - 10/28/2014
U.S. Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and leaders of the IBEW and CWA (Mike Spillane, business manager, IBEW Local 2326, Don Trementozzi, president, CWA Local 1400, Mike O’Day, vice president, CWA...
VA Careers - 10/13/2014
 U.S. Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) announced today that Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert A. McDonald. Want to see more vintage Bernie? Order a copy of our "Positively...
Wealth and Income Inequality - 06/20/2014
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is joined by Bishop Thomas Ely, Rabbi Joshua Chasan, the Rev. Lynn Bujnak, and Monsignor Roland Rivard focussing on wealth and income inequality.       .
Worker-Owned Businesses - 06/02/2014
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is joined by representatives of worker-owned Vermont businesses and Dr. Joseph Blasi, an employee-ownership expert at Rutgers, to announce legislation that Sanders will introduce in the Senate.The  legislation...
Senator Bernie Sanders Announces Legislation to Make College More Affordable - 05/12/2014
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) announces legislation to help children from working families go to college. Sanders is joined by Vermonters who will share how carrying heavy student debt loads has affected their lives. Speaking on the issue: Emily...
Primary Care in Vermont - 04/24/2014
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) hosts state leaders, Mary Wakefield, who heads the Health Resources and Services Administration at the Department of Health and Human Services, and Associate Administrator Jim Macrae to discuss what the senator has...
Senator Bernie Sanders Town Meeting - 03/30/2014
Four Sites discuss the Robert Reich film "Inequality for All"
Town Meeting on on the NSA and Our Constitutional Rights of Privacy - 02/01/2014
Sen. Sanders host a town meeting in Montpelier on the NSA and our constitutional rights of privacy.  
Town Meeting on Income Inequality - 01/26/2014
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) host a town meeting on income inequality, before the film showing of 'Inequality for All - A Passionate Argument on Behalf of the Middle Class'.  Senator Sanders will lead the town meeting with Vermont...
Bernie Sanders: Wake Up To Climate Change - 01/17/2014
Bernie Sanders: Wake Up To Climate Change