Senator Bernie Sanders

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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. http://sanders.senate.gov/

U.S. Senate, 2007-present

 

Programs in this Series

Format: 2019-08-23
Format: 2019-08-23
Washington D.C. January Report - 02/01/2012
Sen. Bernie Sanders discussed a range of issues in this 30 minute segment recorded in the U.S. Senate studios in Washington D.C.
Center for Energy Transformation and Innovation - 12/12/2011
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, Gov. Peter Shumlin Sandia National Lab Vice President Rick Stulen, Green Mountain Power CEO Mary Powell and the University of Vermont President John Bramley speaks of the Center for Energy Transformation and Innovation, a...
Funding for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) - 12/07/2011
U.S. Sens. Jack Reed (D-R.I.), Olympia J. Snowe (R-Maine), and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) discuss their legislation to restore funding for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).
Town Meeting on the Future of the US Postal Service - 11/06/2011
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders discusses the future of the Postal system in a public forum.
Washington D.C. October Report - 10/13/2011
Sen. Bernie Sanders discussed a range of issues in this 30 minute segment recorded in the U.S. Senate studios in Washington D.C.
News Conference on Social Security - 08/25/2011
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is joined by Janet Dermody, deputy director of the Vermont Center for Independent Living; Jim Coutts, director of the Franklin County Senior Center; and Jane Osgatharp, board member of the Alliance of Retired...
Vermont After School Programs Receive Federal Funds - 06/17/2011
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) secured $500,000  from the federal Office of Juvenile Justice towards after school programs. The Vermont Department of Education will administer the money. The awards will be split between 27 school...
Press Conference on Gas Prices and Budget Negotiations - 06/02/2011
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) pushes to make federal regulators enforce a law against excessive oil market speculation that experts say has driven up gasoline prices.  Sanders also addresses congressional budget negotiations. A member of the...
Washington D.C. May Report - 06/01/2011
Sen. Bernie Sanders discussed a range of issues in this 30 minute segment recorded in the U.S. Senate studios in Washington D.C.
Press Conference on Future of Vermont’s Community Health Centers - 04/25/2011
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will meet with health care providers today to discuss the future of community health centers that provide primary care, dental care, low-cost prescription drugs and mental health counseling to more than 108,000...
Washington D.C. April Report - 04/21/2011
Sen. Bernie Sanders discussed a range of issues in this 30 minute segment recorded in the U.S. Senate studios in Washington D.C.
Town Meeting on the Economy - 03/24/2011
  Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) hosts a Town Meeting at South Burlington High School, on the Economy and Federal Budget Priorities. Information at: 1.800.339-9834  www.sanders.senate.gov
The Future of Democracy in America - 03/22/2011
St. Michael's College Student Association and Student Labor Action Movement (SLAM), host Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders (I) for an evening of dialogue on 'The Future of Democracy in America'.
Washington D.C. March Report - 03/22/2011
Sen. Bernie Sanders discussed a range of issues in this 30 minute segment recorded in the U.S. Senate studios in Washington D.C.
Washington Budget Cuts in Vermont - 03/14/2011
  Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) hosts this news conference on the budget cuts proposed by congressional Republicans and the need to pair additional revenue with spending cuts.  Sanders, a member of the Senate Budget Committee, welcomes...

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