Bernie Sanders

United States Senator from Vermont

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Bernard Sanders is an American politician who has served as the junior United States Senator from Vermont since 2007. Vermont's at-large Congressman from 1991 to 2007, he is the longest serving independent in U.S. congressional history and a member of the Democratic caucus. Sanders ran unsuccessfully for the 2016 Democratic nomination for president and is running again in 2020. A self-described democratic socialist and progressive, Sanders is known for his opposition to economic inequality. On domestic policy, he broadly supports labor rights, and has supported universal and single-payer healthcare, paid parental leave, and tuition-free tertiary education. On foreign policy, he broadly supports reducing military spending, pursuing more diplomacy and international cooperation, and putting greater emphasis on labor rights and environmental concerns when negotiating international trade agreements.

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Sanders took over for former chief Kevin McAleenan who now heads the Department of Homeland Security
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Tiffany Cabán​, with backing by prominent Democrats Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders, is taking on five other candidates in Tuesday's Democratic..
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Campaigning for 2020 on free college tuition and debt forgiveness, both Democratic presidential candidates flunk fairness and fiscal tests: Our view
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The middle class bailed out Wall Street 10 years ago. Now it’s Wall Street's turn to bail out the educational debt, writes Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.
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U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders proposed a plan on Monday to cancel $1.6 trillion in student loans and pay for it with a tax on Wall Street, elevating..
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Senator Bernie Sanders, along with Representatives Ilhan Omar and Pramila Jayapal, would cancel all student debt and eliminate tuition at public and community..
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Sen. Bernie Sanders and House progressives unveils legislation to cancel all student debt, going farther than a signature proposal by Sen. Elizabeth Warren as..
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Sen. Bernie Sanders, along with Reps. Pramila Jayapal, Ilhan Omar and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, introduced a plan to eliminate all $1.6 trillion in student debt..
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With a Wall Street tax, Sanders says $1.6 trillion in student debt can be forgiven in six months
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Vermont senator and presidential candidate also wants to provide free college tuition at state universities
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To fund his massive loan forgiveness plan and public investment in higher education, the Vermont independent will push for a new tax on Wall Street.
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Vice President Mike Pence, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Rep. Adam Smith, Rep. Michael McCaul, Ed O'Keefe, Salena Zito, and Jamal Simmons appeared on this..
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This week on "Face the Nation," Margaret Brennan talks to Vice President Mike Pence, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Rep. Adam Smith and Rep. Michael McCaul. Plus, part of..
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Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, joins moderator Margaret Brennan on the campaign trail in Columbia, South Carolina, to discuss the 2020 race and Iran.
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This week on "Face the Nation," Margaret Brennan talks to Vice President Mike Pence, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Rep. Adam Smith and Rep. Michael McCaul. Plus, part of..
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The following is a transcript of the interview with Sen. Bernie Sanders that aired Sunday, June 23, 2019 on "Face the Nation"
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Margaret Brennan sat down with 2020 Presidential Candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders on the campaign trail in Columbia, South Carolina.
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Sanders said Trump's policy in Iran was like "setting fire to a basket full of paper and then putting it out"
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Sen. Bernie Sanders sat down for an interview with "Face the Nation" host Margaret Brennan on Saturday in South Carolina. The full interview will air on "Face..
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Vice President Mike Pence, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Rep. Adam Smith, and Rep. Michael McCaul to appear on "Face the Nation" this Sunday
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The wife of Bernie Sanders had a bold plan to save Burlington College. Within six years, it was bankrupt, and federal prosecutors were on the case.
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Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, an independent, called on millions of Americans to make a "political revolution" in America as he laid out his vision for a..
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Elizabeth Warren’s disciplined style, populist-infused speeches, and perceived ability to win over suburban female voters have propelled her into the..
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Supporters of US President Donald Trump started lining up for his official 2020 re-election announcement in Florida nearly two days early as polls showed Mr..
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CBS News' Battleground Tracker poll shows Biden leading the field, with Warren​, Harris and Sanders close behind
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