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
Sanders' Town Meeting- The Politics of Food, Eric Schlosser - 06/28/2008
Eric Schlosser wrote "Fast Food Nation" and has been an outspoken critic of agribusiness practices in the United States. He recently worked with Senator Sanders in improving conditions for ruthlessly exploited tomato pickers in Immokolee...
Sanders Town Meeting on Veterans' Affairs - 06/23/2008
Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will welcome Dr. James Peake, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, to Vermont on Monday, June 23. Sanders, a member of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, and Secretary Peake hold town meeting...
Sen. Sanders Washington Report - 06/06/2008
Sen. Bernie Sanders and Chief of Staff Jeff Weaver discuss a range of issues in this 30 minute segment recorded in the U.S. Senate studios in Washington D.C.
Sen. Sanders Washington Report - 05/06/2008
Sen. Bernie Sanders and Chief of Staff Jeff Weaver discuss a range of issues in this 30 minute segment recorded in the U.S. Senate studios in Washington D.C.
Sanders' Town Meeting on the Economy - 04/05/2008
Senator Sanders Town Meeting on the Economy and the Middle Class Sqeeze, with Harvard Law School Professor Dr. Elizabeth Warren. www.sanders.senate.gov 
Sen. Sanders Washington Report - 04/03/2008
Sen. Bernie Sanders and Chief of Staff Jeff Weaver discuss a range of issues in this 30 minute segment recorded in the U.S. Senate studios in Washington D.C.
Sanders & Finnish Ambassador Pekka Lintu - 03/31/2008
Finland has one of the highest living standards in the world - and is nonetheless regarded as having the most competitive economy in the world. The Finns have eliminated childhood poverty, provide comprehensive healthcare to all, and child care is...
Sanders Address to Natl. Environmental Law Assoc. - 03/22/2008
How Can we...Create an economy that works for working people and the middle class? Provide health care for all? Reverse global warming? Bring our troops home from Iraq? Secure benefits for our veterans?
Sanders News Conf.- Funding for Senior Centers - 03/19/2008
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders announces $196,000 for senior centers in Addison, Chittenden, Grand isle and Franklin Counties. Sanders is joined at a press conference by John Barbour, director of the Champlain Valley Agency of Aging; Jim Coutts,...
Sanders' Town Meeting- How Can We....? - 02/10/2008
How Can we...Create an economy that works for working people and the middle class? Provide health care for all? Reverse global warming? Bring our troops home from Iraq? Secure benefits for our veterans?
Sanders' Town Meeting- Building a Movement for Workers' Rights, Livable Wages, and Universal Healthcare. - 01/26/2008
Senator Sanders leads a panel made up of CWA  President Larry Cohen, VT NEA President Angelo Dorta, VT UPV-AFT President Jen Henry, and Angela DiGiulio, Student Labor Action Project.

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