The only independent member of the US Senate says big money’s purchase of political power is a grave threat, and shares his plan to put government back in voters’ control.
Senator Sanders hosts town hall meeting By Jesse Reynolds The Equinox ( Keene State Student Newspaper) After meeting with students on Oct. 21, Senator Bernie Sanders held a town meeting in the Alumni Center’s Centennial Hall. Sanders spoke to a crowd of roughly 60 members of Keene and other surrounding communities about getting money out […]
WPTZ- BRISTOL, Vt. —Political candidates fielded questions at Holley Hall in Bristol Saturday and encouraged Vermonters to head to the polls on Election Day. “There are a lot of people sitting at home,” said Ellen Oxford of Middlebury, Vermont. “I’ve been talking to people at home for a couple of weeks. ‘I don’t want to […]
Vermont senator Bernie Sanders fires up progressive crowd in Richmond By Harriet Brown Richmond Confidential RICHMOND — Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, delivered an impassioned speech to an overflowing audience Thursday that focused heavily on growing income inequality and the influence of big money in politics. “At this profound moment in […]
Why Vermont’s socialist senator may run for president By Andrew Prokop VOX On a recent Sunday morning in Waterloo, Iowa, about 150 people filed into the local arts center to hear a speech by the United States’ only socialist senator. Vermont’s Bernie Sanders, white-haired and 73 years old, spoke for about an hour in his […]
October 14, 2014 Letter from U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders The midterm elections are just weeks away and control of the U.S. Senate hinges on a handful of tight races. As a member of the U.S. Senate I can assure you that if Republicans win this November and take complete control of the U.S. Congress, it […]