Independent Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders

Sanders in Iowa: “Our country is on the move, but moving in the wrong direction.”

September 18, 2014

Hosted by Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement, Senator Bernie Sanders addresses a packed house in Des Moines.

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Sanders & the American Public: Get Big Money out of Politics

September 12, 2014 By Jim Gaines Reuters This week the U.S. Senate considered a constitutional amendment that would have allowed Congress and state legislatures to limit the power of money in politics. The debate was not much covered in the media because the outcome was so predictable. But the party-line vote that killed it should […]

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Watch now: Sanders on The Situation Room

Senator Bernie Sanders talks with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer about challenges abroad and domestically facing the American people.

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Sanders on The Ed show: A Government for All Americans

September 16, 2014

Sen. Bernie Sanders talks with with Ed Schultz, host of MSNBC’s The Ed Show about the diminishing middle class, health care, rising income inequality and other challenges facing the American people.

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Sanders on NBC’s Meet the Press

September 14, 2014

Sen. Bernie Sanders talks with NBC’s Chuck Todd on this week’s Meet the Press.

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Sanders Rallies Against Corporate Relocation

September 13, 2014

By Bernie Becker: – The Hill Senate Democrats warned Burger King on Thursday that the fast food chain could be hurting its bottom line by shifting its legal address to Canada.  A handful of members of the Senate Democratic caucus are calling on the leadership of Burger King to abandon the idea of using inversion […]

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Sanders on the Ed Show: The American People Want Fair Elections

September 11, 2014

Sen. Bernie Sanders discusses Citizens United and the need to get big money out of politics on MSNBC’s The Ed Show

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Sanders on the Rachel Maddow Show: Don’t Forget the Bush-Cheney War in Iraq

September 10, 2014

Sen. Bernie Sanders discusses the Islamic State terrorist group on MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show .

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“They have an agenda of the very wealthy, for the very wealthy”

September 9, 2014

Lawmakers Rally Against Citizens United On Eve Of Vote By Celina Gore A handful of Democratic Senators and members of Congress cried foul over U.S. campaign finance laws at a rally on Capitol Hill on Monday, just prior to a vote on a constitutional amendment to overturn the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United decision. “Our […]

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The Threat to American Democracy

September 8, 2014

By Sen. Bernie Sanders and Sen. Tom Udall Politico We are at a pivotal moment in American history. Building the United States of America has been long, arduous and rife with setbacks. But throughout the years, we have undoubtedly moved forward toward a more inclusive democracy. We expanded the right to vote. We eliminated the poll […]

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The Progressive Movement

September 2, 2014

The Jobs Added In Today’s Economy Pay A Quarter Less Than The Ones We Lost In The Recession

August 20, 2014

By Bryce Covert: The jobs that have been added to the economy during the recovery pay 23 percent less, on average, than those that were lost in the recession, according to a report from The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM). Continue reading here.

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Thanks for a wonderful evening on Lake Champlain!

August 9, 2014

Nearly 400  supporters joined Bernie for the 15th Annual Sunset Cruise on Lake Champlain on Sunday. The sold-out event was not only a special birthday celebration for Bernie, but also a an opportunity for our supporters to hear from, and talk with, Bernie about many of the pressing issues facing the country today. The cruise […]

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Corporate Tax Dodgers

July 28, 2014

Protecting American Democracy

July 15, 2014

Sen. Bernie Sanders talks with MSNBC’s Ronan Farrow about the impact of big money on our democracy.

Could A Socialist Senator Become A National Brand?

July 10, 2014

By Ailsa Chang National Public Radio As members of Congress continue hammering out a bill to improve the Department of Veterans Affairs’ beleaguered health care system, attention has focused on one man leading the charge: Bernie Sanders, Independent senator from Vermont and a self-described socialist. Sanders barely got 2 percent of the vote when he […]

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The Cause of High Gas Prices

July 7, 2014

Sen. Sanders talks with MSNBC’s Ed Schultz about the real cause of high gas prices.