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Senator Bernie Sanders
United States Senate
332 Dirksen Building
Washington, DC 20510 SHARE
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Bernie Sanders is the independent U.S. Senator from Vermont. He is the longest serving independent member of Congress in American history. He is a member of the Senate's Budget, Veterans, Environment, Energy, and H.E.L.P. (Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions) committees.
SHARE Thursday, July 22, 2021 The biggest win for the working class in generations is within reach
When the gap between the very rich and everyone else is growing wider, when some of the wealthiest people and biggest businesses in the world pay nothing in federal income taxes, the billionaire class and large profitable corporations must finally start paying their fair share of taxes.
(3 comments) SHARE Saturday, June 26, 2021 Ain't gonna happen
There is no question but that we need a major investment in our crumbling roads, bridges, water systems, waste water plants, public transit and broadband.
(3 comments) SHARE Sunday, June 20, 2021 Washington's Dangerous New Consensus on China
It is distressing and dangerous that a fast-growing consensus is emerging in Washington that views the U.S.-Chinese relationship as a zero-sum economic and military struggle. This will create a political environment in which the cooperation that the world desperately needs will be increasingly difficult to achieve.
(6 comments) SHARE Friday, February 12, 2021 Disappointed in Some Democrats
Dmocrats promised the American people that if we won both races in Georgia and took control of the Senate, we were going to pass a very popular COVID relief bill, including : $2,000 checks for the working people. Democrats won, and now it's time to deliver.
(14 comments) SHARE Wednesday, January 6, 2021 What last night proved
What last night's victories in Georgia proved is that when people have something to vote for rather than just vote against, when we prioritize organizing and mobilizing, our progressive agenda can win anywhere.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, December 30, 2020 I Object
As a result of the pandemic, tens of millions of Americans have lost their jobs and their incomes. In the middle of the winter, families now face the threat of eviction and the possibility of being thrown out in the streets.
SHARE Tuesday, September 15, 2020 While the Arctic Is on Fire
We do not have any time to waste in addressing the climate emergency facing our country and the world. According to the scientific community, we have only a few years to act before there will be irreparable damage.
(2 comments) SHARE Wednesday, August 26, 2020 The high priest of unfettered capitalism
The one percent in this country may have enormous wealth and power, and they will use it to try and stop our agenda. But they are just the one percent. And if the 99 percent in this country stand together, defeat Trump, and go on to fight for the values we share, we can transform this country.