Independent Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders

Democracy vs. Oligarchy

April 1, 2014

Check out U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders’ recent op-ed for The Huffington Post entitled “Democracy vs. Oligarchy”. In it Bernie writes:

“Clearly, if we are to retain the fundamentals of American democracy, we need to overturn the (Citizens United) Supreme Court decision.”

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Norman Rockwell

Taxing Carbon Emissions (MSNBC)

March 11, 2014

Watch U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders and Ronan Farrow discuss campaign finance reform and climate change.

“What we are trying to do now is to make the American people aware that the debate about climate change really is over. That the scientific community is virtually unanimous in agreeing that climate change is real, that it is caused by human activity, and that it is already causing devastating problems in the United States and around the world.”

Stand with Bernie as he continues to fight for our veterans.

March 4, 2014

“It seems to me that if we can spend an endless sum of money on wars, and if we can give huge tax breaks to the wealthy and large corporations, we should certainly be able to do everything possible to improve the lives of America’s veterans.”

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Iran Amendment Would Torpedo Veterans’ Bill (CNN)

February 27, 2014

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders has introduced the most comprehensive veterans’ legislation in decades. However, Republican attempts to attach Iran sanctions now threaten to undermine the bill.

In an interview on CNN, Bernie called these attempts, “a means to torpedo what is such an important piece of legislation for millions of our veterans.” He went on to call the attempt at sanctions, “silly partisan politics.”

A Huge Victory

February 24, 2014

Some of you may have heard that, unlike his last year’s budget, President Obama will NOT be proposing cuts in Social Security through a so-called “chained CPI” in his FY 2015 budget. This is not only a huge victory for seniors and working families, it is an enormously impressive victory for grass-roots progressive politics.

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Senator Bernie Sanders -- Going Forward Together