Tag Archives: Health Care

News Update: Fighting Back

September 13, 2012

“I want to thank many of you for the strong support that you have given my Senate re-election campaign in Vermont. It is very much appreciated. Let me take this opportunity to keep you informed as to what our campaign is up to.”

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The GOP vs The Big Three (MSNBC)

August 13, 2012

Bernie and Ed Schultz talk about the so-called Ryan Budget.

“We have 50 million people who have no health insurance today – 45000 are dying [each year] because they don’t get to a doctor. The idea that you would make devastating cuts in medicaid, leave people… out there with no access to health care at all is criminal & it can not be allowed.”

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News Update: Oligarchy or Democracy?

August 6, 2012

“From one end of this country to the other, hundreds of millions of dollars are being spent by the very wealthy to defeat candidates who represent the needs of working people. Not content with controlling the economy, they also want to dominate our political system as well.”

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Sanders Introduces Dental Care Bill (VPR News)

June 8, 2012

By Melody Bodette Senator Bernie Sanders has introduced legislation that he says is designed to deal with a growing dental care crisis in this country. Sanders, who is the chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Primary Health, says as many as 130 million Americans lack any type of dental insurance. His legislation would provide dental […]

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Sanders, Cummings introduce dental care bill (NECN)

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders says America is experiencing a crisis in dental care, and has introduced legislation to address the issue. Sanders and Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings on Thursday introduced Senate and House bills that would expand dental coverage to millions of Americans through Medicare, Medicaid, and the Department of […]

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Sen. Sanders: Fund Dental Care With Trading Tax (ABC News)

June 7, 2012

By Meghan Kiesel Everyone agrees that more American kids need dental care. But nobody seems to agree on how to pay for it. A new proposal by Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., would create a new tax on Wall Street and use the proceeds to extend comprehensive dental coverage to all Medicare, Medicaid and VA beneficiaries. […]

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Vt. senator addresses U.S. dental challenges (DrBicuspid.com)

June 4, 2012

June 4, 2012 — Vermont is making progress in its efforts to improve access to affordable dental care, but more must be done across the U.S. to address its oral health crisis, according to U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT). In a June 1 press conference at the site of a soon-to-open dental clinic in Springfield, […]

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