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: 2021-06-20
Format: 2021-06-20
Press Conference on Veterans Issues - 02/16/2010
Senator Bernie Sanders, a member of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee, discusses initiavies to boost Veterans Benefits. Joining Senator Sanders: Milt Willis, American Legion of Vermont; Edward Laviletta, Vermont Veterans of Foreign Wars; Andrew...
Town Meeting: U.S. Agriculture Secretary Vilsack - 02/13/2010
Senator Bernie Sanders hosts U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack at a dairy town meeting at the Burlington Hilton.  Senator Patrick Leahy, Congressman Peter Welch, and Vermont Agriculture Secretary Roger Albee will also...
Emergency Responder Recruitment and Retention - 01/18/2010
Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.); Kristy Oxholm, president of the Vermont State Firefighters Association; Jim Finger, president of the American Ambulance Association; Jim Litevich, chief of the Vermont Fire Academy; Gary Dillon of the Waterbury...
Solar Hot Water Heaters for Vermont Public Housing - 01/13/2010
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt. .), chairman of the Green Jobs Subcommittee, and Nancy Owens, President of Housing Vermont, announce federal funding for the largest solar hot water heating project in the state of Vermont.
Delinquency Prevention Funds - 09/29/2009
Senator Bernie Sanders today announced $523,000 for delinquency prevention programs in Vermont. “I am proud to announce federal support for four different Vermont organizations that are doing an excellent job in working with young people....
Green Jobs Subcommittee Field Hearing w/ Senator Bernie Sanders - 08/20/2009
Senator Sanders Town Meeting on Healthcare – Rutland, VT. For more information: 1-800-339-9834, Http://
Town Meeting on Healthcare – Rutland, VT - 08/15/2009
Senator Sanders Town Meeting on Healthcare – Rutland, VT. For more information: 1-800-339-9834, Http://
Washington Report - 07/24/2009
Sen. Bernie Sanders and Chief of Staff Huck Gutman discuss a range of issues in this 30 minute segment recorded in the U.S. Senate studios in Washington D.C.
Press Conference on Health Care Reform - 07/13/2009
Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), a member of the Senate health committee, assembled some of the letters in a new booklet, The Health Care Crisis: Letters from Vermont and America. “In poignant and heartbreaking terms, the letters describe the pain...
Federal Support for Financial Literacy - 07/01/2009
Sen. Bernie Sanders called for a new Financial Product Safety Commission to protect consumers from abusive lenders and also announced a $130,000 federal grant to improve financial literacy for young people in Vermont. Sanders was joined at the...
Town Meeting: Transforming our Healthcare System - 06/01/2009
The Senator is joined by author TR Reid and panelists to discuss what can be learned from other countries and implemented here to transform the American healthcare system.
New Veteran Benefits - 05/18/2009
Senator Sanders along with veterans officials and advocates shares information on the new G.I. Bill and expanded eligibility for health care.
Credit Cardholder Rights Press Conference - 05/11/2009
Senator Bernie Sanders speaks to the more than 1,000 people who wrote to him to complain about high interest rates, hidden fees and other credit card abuses. Sen. Sanders speaks of the legislation he has proposed and the efforts he will make on...
H.E.L.P. Commitee Hearing - 04/30/2009
H.E.L.P. (Health, Education, Labor & Pension) Committee Hearing. Hearing on primary health care access reform, community health centers and the National Health Service Corps. Produced buy the office of Sen Bernie Sanders. The hearing was held in...
Town Hall Meeting on Rural Transportation with U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood - 04/17/2009
National Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood participates in a Town Hall Meting on Rural Transportation convened by Sen Bernie Sanders and held in Montpelier's statehouse.

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