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Bernie Sanders
22 hours ago:   Wednesday Jun 23 - 3:44pm
RT @SenMarkey: Join a special bicameral meeting of the Senate Climate Change Task Force for a discussion of the Civilian Climate Corps and how we make our vision for the CCC a reality. https://t.co/5olsDXS5kI

Bernie Sanders
22 hours ago:   Wednesday Jun 23 - 3:07pm
Let’s get it done. https://t.co/1qq2H0KS7x

Bernie Sanders
23 hours ago:   Wednesday Jun 23 - 2:24pm
Medicare must negotiate drug prices and we must substantially lower drug prices for all Americans through the budget reconciliation process. https://t.co/LhlfaVuO2n

Bernie Sanders
23 hours ago:   Wednesday Jun 23 - 2:24pm
No. There's absolutely no way Biogen should be allowed to charge patients $56,000 for the new Alzheimer's drug – costing Medicare up to $29 billion a year. We must take on the greed of the pharmaceutical industry.

Bernie Sanders
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jun 23 - 10:30am
Eye glasses, hearing aids, and dentist visits are health care. Period. It’s time to expand Medicare so millions of Americans can live in dignity. https://t.co/J4B5QJ2DLk


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Bernie Sanders
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jun 23 - 8:43am
Congratulations to Elle Purrier St. Pierre of Montgomery, Vermont on qualifying for the Olympics. Elle, a graduate of Richford High School and UNH, is headed to the summer games in Tokyo after breaking a 32-year-old record in the 1,500 meters Olympic trials. https://t.co/TUotUhe4Fr

Bernie Sanders
1 day ago:   Tuesday Jun 22 - 7:06pm
Now is the time for majority rule in the Senate. We must end the filibuster, pass sweeping voting rights legislation, and protect our democracy.

Bernie Sanders
1 day ago:   Tuesday Jun 22 - 7:06pm
There’s no issue in front of Congress right now that is more critical for the future of our country than protecting the fundamental right of every American to vote.

Bernie Sanders
1 day ago:   Tuesday Jun 22 - 7:06pm
All because they are loyal to the Big Lie that Donald Trump won the 2020 election. He didn’t win. He lost. Period.

Bernie Sanders
1 day ago:   Tuesday Jun 22 - 7:06pm
Meanwhile, in state houses and governor’s mansions across the country Republicans are shamefully working overtime to make it harder for poor people, people of color, young people and people with disabilities to participate in the American democratic system.

Bernie Sanders
1 day ago:   Tuesday Jun 22 - 7:06pm
It is a disgrace that at a time when authoritarianism, conspiracy theories and political violence are on the rise not a single Republican in the United States Senate has the courage to even debate whether we should protect American democracy or not.

Bernie Sanders
1 day ago:   Tuesday Jun 22 - 5:42pm
I’m on my way to the Senate floor NOW to vote YES on the For the People Act. This is an important moment in the fight to protect our democracy, our elections, and the people's right to vote. https://t.co/uegrUeW6sc


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Bernie Sanders
2 days ago:   Tuesday Jun 22 - 1:36pm
No one in this country should have to wait in line for hours to vote.

Bernie Sanders
2 days ago:   Monday Jun 21 - 7:42pm
If you paid $12.99 a month for an Amazon Prime membership, you paid more to Amazon than it paid in federal income taxes over the past 3 years combined. On this #PrimeDay, let us stand with Amazon workers. Let us demand that billionaires pay their fair share.

Bernie Sanders
2 days ago:   Monday Jun 21 - 5:16pm
I think the average American, whether you’re Democrat, Republican, or Independent, can agree there is something absurd about two people owning more wealth than the bottom 40% of America and billionaires paying NOTHING in federal income tax.

Bernie Sanders
3 days ago:   Monday Jun 21 - 9:39am
RT @SenSchumer: There is a gaping hole in Medicare that leaves out dental, vision, and hearing coverage. This is a serious problem. I’m working with @SenSanders to push to include dental, vision, and hearing Medicare coverage in the American Jobs and Families Plans.

Bernie Sanders
4 days ago:   Sunday Jun 20 - 10:34am
RT @MeetThePress: "How do you go forward right now in this moment in history and not address the terrible climate crisis that we face and transform our energy system?" @SenSanders talks his concerns about the bipartisan infrastructure proposal on #MTP.

Bernie Sanders
4 days ago:   Sunday Jun 20 - 10:30am
RT @CNNSotu: Sen. Bernie Sanders on GOP voter restriction efforts: "We can disagree on all kinds of issues but taking away the right of people to participate in American democracy is unacceptable and the Congress must address that in any and every way." #CNNSOTU https://t.co/DyQmCXoXKB


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Bernie Sanders
4 days ago:   Saturday Jun 19 - 2:06pm
As we finally honor Juneteenth as a federal holiday, we must never forget the horrors of slavery and how they affect every aspect of our lives today. https://t.co/ChDLkbgqWC


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Bernie Sanders
5 days ago:   Saturday Jun 19 - 12:14pm
Yes. Climate change is real. It is already having a devastating impact in the U.S. and around the world, and it will only get worse. That is why any major "infrastructure" bill in Congress must include a massive investment in transforming our energy system away from fossil fuels. https://t.co/VsLJoYE4SR

Bernie Sanders
6 days ago:   Thursday Jun 17 - 6:03pm
Juneteenth becoming a federal holiday is an important moment in understanding our country's history, and the horrors and lasting legacy of slavery. But real justice is when all Black Americans live free of oppression. That is not the work of a single day, but of every day.

Bernie Sanders
6 days ago:   Thursday Jun 17 - 5:12pm
In a time of massive income and wealth inequality, we have got to have government finally start standing with the working families of this country, not just the rich. That is what this budget is about. https://t.co/MbROtn6qAH


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Bernie Sanders
6 days ago:   Thursday Jun 17 - 3:51pm
As Chairman of the Budget Committee, I believe that NOW is the time to address the long-term crises facing working families. And, yes. We can pay for many of these proposals by demanding that the wealthy and large corporations start paying their fair share of taxes.

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 17 - 12:16pm
RT @ForeignAffairs: “Twenty years ago, the American economic and political establishment was wrong about China. Today, the consensus view has changed, but it is once again wrong,” writes @SenSanders. https://t.co/Hnyz3KhVyD

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 17 - 11:02am
The court’s decision to not overturn the ACA and throw 31 million Americans off their health care is welcome. But it's not enough. Health care is a human right, not a privilege. We must join other major countries in guaranteeing health care for all and pass Medicare for All. https://t.co/rubzvwuqgW

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Wednesday Jun 16 - 2:48pm
Disability rights are civil rights. It's time to #DemolishDisabledPoverty once and for all. We must expand SSI. https://t.co/xNW37P0fbv

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Wednesday Jun 16 - 11:05am
In the richest country in the history of the world, medical debt should not exist.

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Wednesday Jun 16 - 9:57am
Every child deserves a quality education free of hunger. https://t.co/RjCIdaQdqt


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Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 15 - 10:03am
While 90 million Americans are uninsured or underinsured and while 600,000 died in the pandemic, the CEOs of six health insurance companies made a combined $236 million in 2020, 45% more than in 2019. This is why we need Medicare for All.

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Monday Jun 14 - 4:37pm
After an unimaginably difficult year, today we celebrate Vermont reaching a major vaccination threshold. Let’s thank everyone working to keep our community safe. We must also ensure vulnerable Vermonters are protected after the state of emergency order is lifted. https://t.co/TK1d7vqJUg

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Monday Jun 14 - 9:58am
Space travel, heavily funded by taxpayers, should not be a play thing for the very rich. https://t.co/30M9LvOYx5

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Saturday Jun 12 - 3:14pm
Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said it all. "What we have in the United States Senate is total unity from Susan Collins to Ted Cruz in opposition to what the new Biden administration is trying to do to this country.” That is precisely why we must end the filibuster.

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Saturday Jun 12 - 1:41pm
Last I heard, dental, hearing and vision are part of health care. We must expand Medicare to cover these basic services. https://t.co/uTGE8vNeA7

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Friday Jun 11 - 10:29pm
Income and wealth inequality is soaring, wages for workers have been stagnant for almost 50 years and some billionaires pay nothing in federal income taxes. Hey! Maybe it's time for the government to start representing the middle class, and not just the 1%.

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Friday Jun 11 - 3:22pm
This week, we couldn’t get any Senate Republicans to support legislation to guarantee equal pay for equal work. Do we really believe more time and more negotiations will get them to vote for an infrastructure package that truly addresses the crises we face? I don’t think so.

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Friday Jun 11 - 12:43pm
For decades our government has stood up for the rich and the powerful. It’s time for the government to stand up for the working class of this country.

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 10 - 6:00pm
I don’t want to sound too partisan, but the Republican Party has made clear that they are not prepared to stand up for the American people and address the many crises facing working families today. We can get to work without them. https://t.co/nIHssvAEdq


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Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 10 - 3:30pm
The time is now to massively invest in our infrastructure and create millions of good-paying union jobs in the process. https://t.co/73usECSdvn


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Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 10 - 2:23pm
The U.S. must lead the way in crushing the coronavirus pandemic everywhere, and I’m pleased the Biden Administration has taken strong action to get more people vaccinated around the world. Everyone, rich or poor, deserves the right to get a life-saving Covid-19 vaccine. https://t.co/Z1ZWOGcxZF

Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jun 10 - 1:11pm
RT @VP: I applaud Vermont for passing a bill to make voting by mail more accessible. A more inclusive democracy is a stronger democracy.

Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jun 9 - 8:20pm
55 of the largest corporations in the U.S. paid no federal corporate income taxes last year, but spent nearly $450 million on lobbying. Outrageous. We must get big money out of politics and create an economy that works for all of us, not just the top 1%. https://t.co/gPrnihl2ou

Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jun 9 - 10:48am
Enough is enough. Every state in this country has a crumbling infrastructure. Now is the time to put our people back to work by finally addressing the structural problems we face. Let’s get it done. https://t.co/CDjyrN3FZq


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Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jun 8 - 3:38pm
In 2007 and 2011, Jeff Bezos, the wealthiest man alive, paid nothing in federal income taxes. In 2018, Elon Musk, the 2nd wealthiest person in America, paid nothing in federal income taxes. Yes. At a time of massive wealth and income inequality, we must tax the rich. https://t.co/k0xKM0r0vX

Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jun 8 - 2:40pm
As we see Republican-led voter suppression efforts across the country, I’m proud Vermont is expanding voting rights. Congress must act NOW to remove barriers to the ballot box and make it easier for people to vote, not harder. https://t.co/SNzgai0cfM

Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jun 8 - 10:55am
LIVE: The Budget Committee is holding a hearing on President Biden's budget proposal, which is the most significant agenda for working families in the modern history of our country. Now is the time to think big, not small. https://t.co/V6nICO7K0p

Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Monday Jun 7 - 1:57pm
If we are serious about calling ourselves a democracy, we need to end voter suppression and make it easier for people to vote.

Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Sunday Jun 6 - 11:48am
On this day in 1944, Allied forces launched the invasion of Normandy to free Europe from Hitler and fascism. Many brave soldiers died defending democracy. We must not forget their sacrifice. The struggle to protect democracy continues. We must not fail.

Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Saturday Jun 5 - 3:26pm
No, Judge Benitez. AR-15 rifles are not equivalent to a Swiss Army knife. They are military style weapons that can, and have, killed dozens of people in a few minutes. The American people want common sense gun safety legislation. This decision should be appealed and overturned. https://t.co/cWV8VZtSS6

Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Friday Jun 4 - 3:18pm
Hmm. When the GOP passed legislation to provide a $1 trillion tax break to corporations & the 1% without a single Democratic vote, I didn't hear my Republican colleagues say "Wait. It has to be bipartisan." Please don't tell me we can't use the same tools to help working people.

Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Friday Jun 4 - 2:22pm
Republicans understand that their agenda of tax breaks for billionaires and cutting Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid is unpopular, so they’re doing all they can to make it harder to vote in America. Shameful. We are going to go forward to protect democracy. https://t.co/lhJxNY5Kzr


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Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jun 3 - 5:33pm
I applaud this step by the Biden administration. The United States should lead the effort to vaccinate the world, not only by providing vaccines to poorer countries but also by helping to make the technology available for countries to produce it themselves. https://t.co/ERql9zPhMy

Bernie Sanders
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Jun 3 - 11:07am
For the last 48 years real wages for the working class in this country have been stagnant while the very rich have gotten much richer. Today, the top 1% own more wealth than the bottom 92%. Our job is to defeat oligarchy and create an economy that works for all, not just the few.

Bernie Sanders
3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jun 2 - 9:33pm
If Republicans don't want to cooperate and help us seriously address the many crises we're facing today, then, yes, we have to move forward without them to rebuild our crumbling infrastructure and create millions of good-paying, union jobs. https://t.co/O8zySD4pRm


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Bernie Sanders
3 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jun 1 - 1:52pm
The U.S. Senate is the only institution in the world where a vote of 59-41 can be considered a defeat instead of a huge victory. Enough is enough. Let us change the outdated rules of the Senate, end the filibuster and pass a bold agenda for working families with majority vote.

Bernie Sanders
3 weeks ago:   Monday May 31 - 10:20am
On Memorial Day, we honor the brave Americans who gave their lives to defend our country. We reaffirm a grateful nation’s commitment to their loved ones, and to everyone who has served.

Bernie Sanders
3 weeks ago:   Sunday May 30 - 10:56pm
Let's be clear. If 10 Republican Senators cannot even vote for a bipartisan commission to investigate the January 6th insurrection, 10 Republican Senators will not vote for anything meaningful to improve the lives of the American people. We must abolish the filibuster & act now.

Bernie Sanders
3 weeks ago:   Sunday May 30 - 3:32pm
Republicans want a cold war with China because of its growing authoritarianism. That stance is coming from a party that refuses to acknowledge Biden's election victory, investigate the January 6th insurrection, and is working overtime to suppress the vote. What hypocrisy.

Bernie Sanders
3 weeks ago:   Saturday May 29 - 11:57am
If Democrats stand together to take on powerful special interests and do what so many working families of this country want us to do, we can create an economy that works for all, help save the planet from the ravages of climate change, and strengthen our democracy.

Bernie Sanders
3 weeks ago:   Friday May 28 - 1:14pm
It's a painful day for American democracy that Republicans blocked the creation of a commission to investigate the Jan. 6th insurrection. I applaud the six Republicans who voted for the commission, but I am saddened that so many are too intimidated by Trump to do the right thing.

Bernie Sanders
3 weeks ago:   Thursday May 27 - 5:00pm
College athletes are workers. They deserve pay, a union, and to own their own name, image, and likeness. We cannot wait for the NCAA to share its billions with the workers who create it. It is long past time we gave these workers the rights they deserve. https://t.co/CKOP2opTEj

Bernie Sanders
3 weeks ago:   Thursday May 27 - 4:17pm
This is an unprecedented moment in American history. The Democrats in Congress must move forward boldly, protecting the working families of our country and restoring faith in government. Yes, the future of the country is at stake. https://t.co/xKxSTXoaXU

Bernie Sanders
4 weeks ago:   Wednesday May 26 - 3:59pm
In state after state Republican legislatures are working overtime to suppress the vote and create outrageous gerrymandered districts. If Congress does not pass H.R. 1 and S. 1, millions of voters will be disenfranchised and Democrats will become a permanent minority party.

Bernie Sanders
4 weeks ago:   Wednesday May 26 - 2:22pm
When we landed on the moon, there was great collective pride in that achievement. Our space program should be something that we ALL take part in. We shouldn’t hand over $10B in corporate welfare to Jeff Bezos or Elon Musk, who are jointly worth $350B, to fund their space hobby. https://t.co/f1uLPXPjuR


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Bernie Sanders
4 weeks ago:   Tuesday May 25 - 5:38pm
By 2033, the United States is estimated to have a shortage of up to 139,000 physicians. That is what I mean when I say we’ve got a dysfunctional health care system. https://t.co/YvrgrLpXIX


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Bernie Sanders
4 weeks ago:   Tuesday May 25 - 3:29pm
I'm live on the floor of the Senate discussing why I support expanding U.S. production of microchips and semi-conductors but don’t support providing over $50 billion in corporate welfare to large, profitable corporations with no strings attached. https://t.co/hWGOXfpGzW

Bernie Sanders
1 month ago:   Tuesday May 25 - 10:13am
Today, we honor George Floyd’s life and mourn with his family. One year after his murder, we remain dedicated to rooting out systemic racism and police violence against people of color, and building a nation free of oppression that respects the human dignity of every person.

Bernie Sanders
1 month ago:   Monday May 24 - 11:52am
Yes. Congress should work to expand U.S. microchip production. No. As part of the Endless Frontiers bill we should not be handing out $53 billion in corporate welfare to some of the largest and most profitable corporations in the country with no strings attached.

Bernie Sanders
1 month ago:   Monday May 24 - 9:25am
As the latest war in Gaza was raging, I convened a small group of experts to discuss the situation and steps that must be taken to prevent future violence. https://t.co/csHcvWQfpK


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Bernie Sanders
1 month ago:   Sunday May 23 - 5:58pm
Total student debt of 43 million Americans: $1.8 trillion Total wealth of 719 billionaires in America: $4.56 trillion Our job: Cancel student debt, make public colleges and universities tuition free and have the wealthy and large corporations pay their fair share of taxes.

Bernie Sanders
1 month ago:   Saturday May 22 - 7:09pm
Unfettered capitalism is the Charles Koch family becoming $37 billion richer during a horrific pandemic while using their fortune not to alleviate homelessness or end child hunger in America, but to evict working families facing economic desperation from their homes. https://t.co/EFdnyg6hth

Bernie Sanders
1 month ago:   Friday May 21 - 12:16pm
Workers around the country are fighting for dignity on the job and making history. It is because of them that raising the minimum wage to a living wage is no longer a radical idea. I'm proud to stand with them – always. https://t.co/NDXDZoxbBH


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Bernie Sanders
1 month ago:   Thursday May 20 - 6:06pm
Let us hope that the ceasefire in Gaza holds. But that's not enough. Our job now is to support desperately needed humanitarian and reconstruction aid to Gaza’s people, and find a way to finally bring peace to the region.

Bernie Sanders
1 month ago:   Thursday May 20 - 2:31pm
To understand this war, we must understand what the Palestinian people have been enduring under blockade and occupation. I believe we must stand in solidarity with those Palestinians and Israelis working to build a future of equality and peaceful coexistence. https://t.co/ehGddvsVS5


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Bernie Sanders
1 month ago:   Thursday May 20 - 10:29am
Our health care system is dysfunctional in many ways, but one of the most critical is that we are facing a major doctor shortage. We're holding a hearing NOW on what Congress can do about it. https://t.co/qEzjIo6O3a

Bernie Sanders
1 month ago:   Thursday May 20 - 8:59am
I believe that the United States must help lead the way to a peaceful and prosperous future for both Israelis and Palestinians. We need to take a hard look at whether the sale of these weapons is actually helping do that, or whether it is simply fueling conflict.

Bernie Sanders
1 month ago:   Thursday May 20 - 8:59am
At a moment when U.S.-made bombs are devastating Gaza, and killing women and children, we cannot simply let another huge arms sale go through without even a Congressional debate. https://t.co/nLoDFmLGr1

Bernie Sanders
1 month ago:   Wednesday May 19 - 5:36pm
I'm on the Senate floor NOW calling for an immediate cease-fire in Gaza. https://t.co/LkHMQKU1zg

Bernie Sanders
1 month ago:   Wednesday May 19 - 1:30pm
If we are serious about spending taxpayer dollars wisely and effectively, we've got to end the absurdity of the Pentagon being the only agency in the federal government that has not passed an independent audit ever in the history of the country. That is the very least we can do. https://t.co/WlsjoEhUO1

Bernie Sanders
1 month ago:   Wednesday May 19 - 12:57pm
In Denmark, the average worker in McDonald's makes $22 an hour, receives 6 weeks of paid vacation, 1 year of paid family leave, life insurance and a pension. Yes. If McDonald's workers in Denmark can have a decent standard of living, we can do it in the U.S. #McDonaldsStrike

Bernie Sanders
1 month ago:   Wednesday May 19 - 12:29pm
You better believe McDonald's can afford to pay all of its workers at least $15 an hour. I'm live NOW with workers who are striking today for dignity on the job. https://t.co/mGzEHI7jiE

Bernie Sanders
1 month ago:   Wednesday May 19 - 10:04am
RT @fightfor15: BREAKING: Sen. @BernieSanders and Rep. @AOC will be joining #FightFor15 fast-food workers ON STRIKE tomorrow for a livestream at 12PM ET. We'll be sharing our stories, spreading solidarity, and fighting for fair pay! Watch live on Facebook and Twitter! https://t.co/I0aCliGP3Q https://t.co/39GZBFwxGI


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Bernie Sanders
1 month ago:   Tuesday May 18 - 4:58pm
The U.S. has one of the highest rates of childhood poverty in the industrialized world. In the coming weeks, 39 million American families and 88 percent of children are going to get much needed relief in the form of monthly payments. It’s a good start, but we must do more. https://t.co/6bzOPJnfh5

Bernie Sanders
1 month ago:   Sunday May 16 - 1:16pm
RT @VelshiMSNBC: Raise wages and then you no longer HAVE a labor shortage. “Republicans are trying to starve people back to work” by ending emergency unemployment benefits in at least 16 states, says @SenSanders. “I say pay people a living wage, and they WILL work.” #velshi https://t.co/jwgLd87uS2


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Bernie Sanders
1 month ago:   Sunday May 16 - 11:48am
Yes. We have to think big not small. Healthcare, lifelong education, affordable housing and a clean environment are human rights. In this pivotal moment in human history, we must lead the world in a new direction.

Bernie Sanders
1 month ago:   Saturday May 15 - 5:41pm
While Republican leaders want to deny $300 a week in unemployment benefits to working families, they had no problem introducing a bill this year to repeal the estate tax that would give a $1.7 trillion tax break to wealthy families who inherit over $1 billion. Total hypocrisy!

Bernie Sanders
1 month ago:   Saturday May 15 - 2:32pm
Unbelievable but true: The same Republicans who voted for trillions in tax breaks for the top 1% and large corporations, now want to increase taxes on working families through user fees, more toll roads and higher gas taxes while cutting Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.

Bernie Sanders
1 month ago:   Friday May 14 - 5:41pm
If the United States is going to be a credible voice on human rights on the global stage, we must uphold international standards of human rights consistently. We must recognize that Palestinian rights matter. Palestinian lives matter. https://t.co/W3Ufy4ccL1

Bernie Sanders
1 month ago:   Friday May 14 - 3:48pm
RT @nytimes: In Opinion "Israel has the absolute right to live in peace and security, but so do the Palestinians," Sen. Bernie Sanders writes in a guest essay. "We must recognize that Palestinian rights matter. Palestinian lives matter." https://t.co/YYfuPDh8uC

Bernie Sanders
1 month ago:   Friday May 14 - 10:47am
Let's be clear. The problem in America is not that unemployed workers are receiving an extra $300 a week in emergency benefits during a horrific pandemic. The problem is that too many employers in America are exploiting their workers by paying starvation wages with no benefits.

Bernie Sanders
1 month ago:   Thursday May 13 - 8:03pm
Republicans had no problem giving a $1.4 billion tax break to the Koch family worth $128 billion. But they just can't stand that an unemployed worker who lost a job during a pandemic is receiving an extra $300 a week in benefits to help pay the rent. Total hypocrisy!

Bernie Sanders
1 month ago:   Thursday May 13 - 6:16pm
This is what happens when employers raise wages from $7.25 an hour to $15 an hour: A job "shortage" turns into a surge in job applications. It ain't complicated. There's no labor shortage in America. There's a shortage of employers willing to pay a living wage with good benefits. https://t.co/Bmw1k4RDNz

Bernie Sanders
1 month ago:   Thursday May 13 - 3:47pm
The role of the United States should be to bring the peoples of the region together, not simply to support a right-wing Israeli government.

Bernie Sanders
1 month ago:   Thursday May 13 - 3:47pm
As President Biden considers his choice for Ambassador to Israel, I encourage him to choose someone who can represent our country in an even-handed way, and who can engage not only with Israel but with the Palestinians as well.

Bernie Sanders
1 month ago:   Thursday May 13 - 1:04pm
Democrats in Congress secured life-saving unemployment aid to workers so they wouldn’t have to go back to work for starvation wages or without childcare. I sent a letter to Labor Secretary Walsh today asking him to ensure Republican Governors do not strip that assistance away. https://t.co/Ik1TJatEZP


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Bernie Sanders
1 month ago:   Thursday May 13 - 10:44am
For too long, our government has worked only for the 1%. Sen. Mitch McConnell and his Republican friends want to keep it that way. Too bad. We are going to put the needs of working people first. https://t.co/Pl5gxE3Bmz


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Bernie Sanders
1 month ago:   Wednesday May 12 - 5:56pm
“Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone.” – President Dwight D. Eisenhower https://t.co/PhMdYSqOrP


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Bernie Sanders
1 month ago:   Wednesday May 12 - 3:26pm
Rep. Liz Cheney and I disagree on nearly every major issue. But she deserves credit for saying, "I will not sit back and watch in silence while others lead our party down a path that abandons the rule of law and joins the former president’s crusade to undermine our democracy.”

Bernie Sanders
1 month ago:   Wednesday May 12 - 10:59am
LIVE: The Senate Budget Committee is holding a hearing focused on waste, fraud and cost overruns at the Pentagon. https://t.co/5eFW6ZT2Il

Bernie Sanders
1 month ago:   Tuesday May 11 - 7:00pm
We cannot simply protect democracy. We must expand it, so that every person in America can participate in the political process. https://t.co/7urGF5KqtU


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Bernie Sanders
1 month ago:   Tuesday May 11 - 4:32pm
The United States must call for an immediate cease-fire and an end to provocative and illegal settlement activity. And we must also recommit to working with Israelis and Palestinians to finally end this conflict.