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There are two major economic and budgetary issues which Congress must address in the lame-duck session or soon afterward. First, how do we reverse the decline of the middle class and create the jobs ...
by Senator Bernie Sanders
Comment Count 102 comments on Mon Oct 01, 2012 at 09:09 AM PDT with 299 Recommends
The Senate Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights held a hearing Tuesday on "Taking Back Our Democracy: Responding to Citizens United and the Rise ...
by Senator Bernie Sanders
Comment Count 45 comments on Wed Jul 25, 2012 at 11:50 AM PDT with 402 Recommends
It’s a pretty sad day in our country when yesterday the United States Senate, during an endless “depression”, in the words of economist Paul Krugman, refused even to vote on a bill to end the ...
by connecticutpolitics
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Jul 20, 2012 at 09:26 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
In 49 countries around the world, including all of Europe, people have the opportunity of knowing whether or not they are eating food which contains genetically engineered ingredients. In the United ...
by Senator Bernie Sanders
Comment Count 214 comments on Tue Jun 19, 2012 at 03:39 PM PDT with 150 Recommends
Hello. As many of you may know, Senator Bernie Sanders is my favorite Senator in the US Senate. Here is a man who never fails to support and defend our progressive values. He stands for us, the 99 ...
by Vote4Obamain2012
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Dec 27, 2011 at 12:38 PM PST with 7 Recommends
Everything you never wanted to know about nuclear non-regulation and were afraid to ask... or How a 90-Day Plan Turned Into More Than 130 Days [and counting]
by Joieau
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Dec 17, 2011 at 08:40 AM PST with 23 Recommends
The Constitution of this country has served us well, but when the Supreme Court says that attempts by the federal government and states to impose reasonable restrictions on campaign ads are ...
by Senator Bernie Sanders
Comment Count 102 comments on Sun Dec 11, 2011 at 07:40 AM PST with 295 Recommends
Today, you told the “Democrats stop caving in . . . ” to the interests of corporations, the ...
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 23 comments on Mon Nov 21, 2011 at 06:52 AM PST with 14 Recommends
Here is something we all can agree on: Federal deficits are a serious problem. Here is something no one seriously disputes: Today’s big deficits were caused mainly by big tax cuts for the wealthy,
by Senator Bernie Sanders
Comment Count 243 comments on Fri Nov 18, 2011 at 03:34 PM PST with 727 Recommends
Days after the tents were ripped out of Zucotti Park in New York, hundreds of Americans brought the fight for the 99% to the nation’s capital on Thursday with a “Wake-Up Congress” rally ...
by DMarans
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Nov 19, 2011 at 04:06 AM PST with 8 Recommends
I want to alert you to a very important issue which needs your immediate response. As we speak, members of the so-called “Super Committee” are proposing a plan that would call for major cuts in ...
by US Senator Bernie Sanders
Comment Count 173 comments on Fri Nov 04, 2011 at 08:47 AM PDT with 449 Recommends
The Occupy Wall Street protests are shining a national spotlight on the most powerful, dangerous, and secretive economic and political force in America. If this country is to break out of the ...
by Senator Bernie Sanders
Comment Count 216 comments on Sat Oct 08, 2011 at 04:00 PM PDT with 767 Recommends
The crisis of poverty in America is one of the great moral and economic issues facing our country. It is very rarely talked about in the mainstream media. It gets even less attention in Congress. ...
by Senator Bernie Sanders
Comment Count 97 comments on Tue Sep 13, 2011 at 02:24 PM PDT with 392 Recommends
Wonder if Meteor-Blades is seeing hopeful signs given that the President seems to be changing his campaign rhetoric. I agree with what MB wrote recently:
by divineorder
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Aug 21, 2011 at 08:57 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Senator Bernie Sanders (Vt-I) offers his opinions on the Keystone XL Tar Sands pipeline.
by Senator Bernie Sanders
Comment Count 93 comments on Wed Aug 17, 2011 at 10:10 AM PDT with 285 Recommends
Here's the GAO Audit ( PDF ). ...
by polecat
Comment Count 228 comments on Thu Jul 21, 2011 at 02:07 PM PDT with 428 Recommends
In yesterday's New York Times, Charles Blow, one of my favourite opinion writers, wrote a brilliant and poignantly evocative exhortation to politicians of all stripes not to forget the poor in all ...
by Marianna76
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Jun 26, 2011 at 06:44 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Bernie Sanders is really tired of Republican bullying on the debt ceiling. And he expressed how fed up he is about it on Lawrence O'
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 17 comments on Sun May 15, 2011 at 04:00 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
In August, I attended a Bernie Sanders town meeting in Putney, VT. There were a lot of speakers, and I came armed with my camera, which can also do video capture. There's one segment in particular ...
by Julie Waters
Comment Count 28 comments on Wed Feb 16, 2011 at 03:08 PM PST with 32 Recommends
This week I attended a Bernie Sanders town meeting in Putney, VT. There were a lot of speakers, and I came armed with my camera, which can also do video capture. I've been slowly uploading it bit ...
by juliewolf
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Aug 06, 2010 at 01:56 AM PDT with 25 Recommends