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Bernie Sanders
13 hours ago:   Thursday Feb 21 - 5:49pm
This drug was free for patients just weeks ago. Now, patients around the country are rationing their medication because they have no idea how they will afford it. Meanwhile, Catalyst Pharmaceuticals is set to make hundreds of millions of dollars off their suffering. https://t.co/x67QHy9yxv

Bernie Sanders
14 hours ago:   Thursday Feb 21 - 4:28pm
I'm proud to stand in solidarity with the 1,700 locomotive manufacturing workers in Erie, Pennsylvania, who are fighting to keep the pay and benefits they have won as members of the UE union. Corporate executives must not use the merger between GE and Wabtec to hurt workers. https://t.co/o5NrS1CJrR


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Bernie Sanders
1 day ago:   Wednesday Feb 20 - 4:44pm
Catalyst's decision to raise the price of a life-saving drug from $0 to $375,000 is causing patients to suffer and ration their medication. Outrageous! Catalyst must immediately lower the price of Firdapse. https://t.co/bRXnHLKXtd

Bernie Sanders
3 days ago:   Monday Feb 18 - 10:30am
Why does Trump want to repeal the estate tax? Maybe because without it, a majority of the assets held by households worth $100 million or more would never be taxed. We must reduce inequality, not make it worse. Our job is to increase the estate tax on billionaires like Trump.

Bernie Sanders
4 days ago:   Sunday Feb 17 - 2:42pm
Artificial intelligence and robotics are positive creations of the human mind. They should be used to improve the lives of working people, not just to increase corporate profits. Human beings must control technology, not the other way around.

Bernie Sanders
4 days ago:   Sunday Feb 17 - 12:35pm
Before Social Security was created in 1932, about half of seniors lived in poverty. Today, the senior poverty rate is just 8.8% and in 2016 Social Security lifted 22 million Americans out of poverty. Our job is not to cut Social Security. Our job is to expand it.

Bernie Sanders
5 days ago:   Saturday Feb 16 - 7:23pm
RT @seattletimes: " I’m paying more to the U.S. government for 2018 than Amazon," writes columnist Danny Westneat. https://t.co/1tiBC47O7I

Bernie Sanders
5 days ago:   Saturday Feb 16 - 4:15pm
.@billmckibben, a fellow Vermonter, is a great environmental leader. He is an outstanding writer and organizer. Thanks to Bill, and other leading environmentalists, more and more Americans are fighting to save our planet. Thanks, Bill. https://t.co/5H7m15HJcE

Bernie Sanders
5 days ago:   Saturday Feb 16 - 12:12pm
Trump and his friends believe in voter suppression and billionaires buying elections. We want: ✅ Automatic voter registration ✅ The overturn of Citizens United ✅ Election day as a national holiday History is on our side. We will win this struggle.

Bernie Sanders
5 days ago:   Saturday Feb 16 - 10:39am
Let me congratulate the @fightfor15 movement for winning another historic victory. The American people understand that we must raise the federal minimum wage from a starvation wage of $7.25 an hour to a living wage – at least $15 an hour. And that is exactly what we'll do! https://t.co/iBUcDtKgfX

Bernie Sanders
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 3:21pm
The current fight in DC is about more than a wall. It's about whether we are a nation of laws, where the president obeys the Constitution and democratic processes. The American people must inform Trump that we will not become an authoritarian nation.

Bernie Sanders
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 1:20pm
Donald Trump may not like it, but we are not an authoritarian country. We have a constitution and separation of powers. There is no "national emergency," and Trump cannot build his wall without congressional approval.

Bernie Sanders
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 10:41am
The American people, the Congress and the courts must show Trump what the Constitution and separation of powers is about. Trump cannot declare a "national emergency" whenever he wants, and spend money on his pet project. Not gonna happen!

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Thursday Feb 14 - 8:36pm
If you paid the $119 annual fee to become an Amazon Prime member, you paid more to Amazon than it paid in taxes. Our job: Repeal all of the Trump tax breaks for the top 1% and large corporations and demand that they pay their fair share in taxes. https://t.co/qDt4YoL5Z4

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Thursday Feb 14 - 6:56pm
While I have concerns about this bill, I supported it because I can’t turn my back on the 2 million federal employees and private contractors who would be forced again to work without pay. I am also concerned about the millions who would be denied access to government services. https://t.co/ksZEt35Qbh

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Thursday Feb 14 - 4:40pm
There is not a "national emergency" with regard to the southern border. What President Trump is doing is unlawful and must be opposed vigorously in the courts and legislatively.

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Thursday Feb 14 - 12:18pm
The great economic crisis we face is the grotesque level of income and wealth inequality. When so few have so much, and so many have so little, a handful of billionaires end up controlling our economic and political life. That has got to change. https://t.co/ovMrNhH823

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Thursday Feb 14 - 10:43am
Today we remember the Parkland students and teachers who lost their lives. Thank you to the young people who have courageously led the movement to end gun violence. With your leadership and the strong support of the American people we will pass commonsense gun safety legislation

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Wednesday Feb 13 - 5:21pm
I applaud my House colleagues for today’s historic passage of HJ Res 37 – ending U.S. support for the disastrous Saudi-led war in Yemen. The Senate must quickly pass this resolution and finally reassert Congress' constitutional authority over war. https://t.co/AlnxneooPU

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Wednesday Feb 13 - 4:33pm
Amazon made $16.8 billion in profits over the past two years but have paid ZERO in federal income taxes. In fact it got a $269 million tax refund. Our job: Demand large corporations pay their fair share in taxes so that we can rebuild the disappearing middle class.

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Wednesday Feb 13 - 3:49pm
RT @SSWorks: The Social Security Expansion Act from @SenSanders would: ✓ Increase monthly Social Security benefits ✓ Help low income retirees stay out of poverty ✓ Make the wealthy pay their fair share

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Wednesday Feb 13 - 2:27pm
The only way we will pass a Green New Deal and take the bold action required to combat climate change is if millions of young people stand up and demand that we rapidly transform our energy system away from fossil fuels. Thank you @sunrisemvmt for helping to lead the movement. https://t.co/2SxEWw3aF2

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Wednesday Feb 13 - 1:03pm
I will vote against William Barr’s nomination. I cannot support someone for attorney general who will not make public the full Mueller report, who opposes a woman’s right to control her own body and who supports the failed war on drugs. Mr. Barr’s nomination must be defeated.

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Wednesday Feb 13 - 12:03pm
Donald Trump made $694 million in 2016. That means he stopped paying Social Security taxes 40 minutes into the year. Meanwhile a middle-class worker paid Social Security taxes the entire year. I say to Trump: pay your fair share. Let's scrap the cap and expand Social Security.

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Wednesday Feb 13 - 11:11am
At a time when half of older Americans have zero retirement savings, we are not going to cut Social Security, as my Republican colleagues have proposed. We are going to expand Social Security and ensure everyone can retire with dignity. #ScrapTheCap https://t.co/m8fNoejkHD

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Wednesday Feb 13 - 11:05am
RT @SSWorks: Today, @SenSanders & @RepPeterDeFazio are introducing the Social Security Expansion Act. Social Security is the most successful government program in history. It is time to #ScraptheCap and #ExpandSocialSecurity.

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Wednesday Feb 13 - 10:18am
The American people understand that a moral society doesn't give tax breaks to billionaires and then cut back on the needs of seniors or people with disabilities, as our Republican colleagues have proposed. Today, I am introducing legislation to expand Social Security. https://t.co/L5kuJrfCIF

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Tuesday Feb 12 - 5:36pm
It is not too much to demand that in our democracy, everyone 18 years of age should be automatically registered to vote. End of discussion.

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Tuesday Feb 12 - 3:04pm
We have got to end the embarrassment of being the only major country on Earth that does not guarantee paid leave. #FAMILYAct

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Tuesday Feb 12 - 1:56pm
Our health care system today essentially says that if you happen to be poor, you are less deserving of getting care than a wealthy person. That is fundamentally immoral and that is not the kind of nation we should be.

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Tuesday Feb 12 - 12:53pm
Too many seniors are living in desperate poverty, unable to afford their medicine or basic needs. Many Republicans want to cut Social Security benefits. That's wrong. We need to expand them. Tomorrow, I will be outlining my plan to do that.

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Tuesday Feb 12 - 10:33am
How is it that in the richest country in the history of the world, we can't afford to pay everyone a living wage? It's time to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. https://t.co/OhEcOZHxRL


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Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Monday Feb 11 - 8:18pm
If Trump shuts down the government again, planes may not be flying. The Association of Flight Attendants believes that another shutdown would threaten the safety and security of airline passengers and employees. No more shutdowns! https://t.co/XDBx1pccBe

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Monday Feb 11 - 3:10pm
What kind of economy allows for the top 0.00025% of the population to own more wealth than the bottom 150 million? A rigged economy. That is why we demand that the very wealthy and large corporations pay their fair share in taxes.

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Monday Feb 11 - 1:04pm
Today in 1922, researchers at the University of Toronto announced the discovery of insulin. They sold the patent for $1 so it would be available to all. 97 years later, Eli Lilly is charging ~$300 and Americans die because they can’t afford their medication. Outrageous.

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Monday Feb 11 - 11:20am
Watch this progressive economist @lenorepalladino explain to Trump's chief economist how large corporations use stock buybacks to enrich their shareholders at the expense of workers. https://t.co/htifnuklwi


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Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Monday Feb 11 - 11:00am
Our infrastructure is collapsing, our health care system is dysfunctional, our political system is corrupt and we have massive levels of income and wealth inequality. And Trump spends most of his time talking about a wall. It's time for a real change.

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Monday Feb 11 - 10:09am
In the richest country in the world, our teachers should be the best-paid, not among the worst-paid. I stand with Denver teachers. We must invest in public education because our students and teachers deserve better. #DenverTeacherStrike

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Monday Feb 11 - 9:15am
75 years ago, FDR talked about the need to guarantee every person in this country a good job as a fundamental right. That was true in 1944. It is true today.

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Sunday Feb 10 - 8:55pm
Trump gave the top 1% and large corporations $1 trillion in tax breaks. Now, he wants to repeal the Estate Tax and make his billionaire friends even richer. Wrong! At a time of massive wealth inequality, the very rich must pay their fair share of taxes.

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Sunday Feb 10 - 7:00pm
We can no longer tolerate an economy and a political system that have been rigged to benefit the wealthiest Americans in this country at the expense of everyone else.

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Sunday Feb 10 - 6:00pm
Trump is worried about America becoming a "socialist nation." That is exactly what Republicans said about Social Security in 1935 and what they said about Medicare in 1965. Guess what? These are the two most popular programs in the country.

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Sunday Feb 10 - 3:55pm
What if, instead giving tax breaks to billionaires and massive corporations, we gave 40 million Americans a raise by making the federal minimum wage a living wage of $15 an hour?

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Sunday Feb 10 - 2:01pm
Donald Trump rants against undocumented immigrants, and wants to spend billions on a wall to keep them out. Yet, surprise, surprise. Trump's golf clubs and resorts have knowingly hired low-wage undocumented workers for years. What a fraud!

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Sunday Feb 10 - 12:11pm
While psychologists tell us that ages 0-4 are the most important years of human development, we have a dysfunctional childcare system which underpays staff and is too costly for working families. We need universal, publicly funded childcare. https://t.co/cFXY5NDboZ

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Sunday Feb 10 - 11:48am
The U.S. is the most powerful economy on earth and we must lead the world in the fight against climate change. We can do that by passing the Green New Deal to save the planet and create millions of new jobs.

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Sunday Feb 10 - 10:42am
Under billionaire Eddie Lampert's watch 3,500 Sears stores closed and over 250,000 workers lost their jobs. Lampert must ensure a just transition for Sears workers who lost their jobs due to his greed. Workers deserve severance pay and to have their benefits honored. https://t.co/x4mMXk7liD


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Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Saturday Feb 9 - 4:00pm
Fighting for Medicare for all will mean taking on special interests who will spend enormous sums of money to defend our dysfunctional health care system. They have the money. We have the people.

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Saturday Feb 9 - 2:42pm
The American people are tired of a health care system that works for Wall Street investors, insurance companies and the pharmaceutical industry—but ignores their needs. They want to move to a Medicare-for-all, single-payer system.

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Saturday Feb 9 - 1:33pm
President Trump believes we should listen to fossil fuel executives and ignore climate change. I believe we should listen to the scientists who tell us we must aggressively combat climate change and transform our energy system to sustainable energy.

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Saturday Feb 9 - 12:45pm
Where did the money from Trump's "tax cuts for the middle class" go? To wealthy corporations who have spent $1 trillion buying back their own stock to enrich executives and wealthy shareholders. That's not acceptable. https://t.co/tsOvYYRekZ


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Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Saturday Feb 9 - 11:30am
Republicans want to cut taxes for Trump's kids and other children of billionaire families. No. It's time to enact a progressive estate tax and start investing in programs that actually help working families, not the top 0.2%. https://t.co/EDUd49hhmU


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Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Saturday Feb 9 - 10:51am
Trump's demonization of Latinos is racist, it’s wrong and it also happens to be factually inaccurate. Undocumented Latino immigrants commit fewer crimes in America than the general public.

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Friday Feb 8 - 8:48pm
I agree with the joint statement from the Virginia House and Senate Democrats. Very serious and credible allegations have been made by two women against Lieutenant Governor Fairfax. He needs to resign.

Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Friday Feb 8 - 7:28pm
President Trump. Do not shut down the government again. Another Trump shutdown would be not only harmful to our federal workers, but also to the safety and security of our nation. https://t.co/Doib9RtVZ5


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Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Friday Feb 8 - 6:43pm
Donald Trump’s relentless attacks on our political institutions not only undermine our democracy, they also embolden authoritarian leaders around the world. https://t.co/IO37ookKyw


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Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Friday Feb 8 - 1:30pm
I am proud to be an original co-sponsor of the Green New Deal proposal. We must address the existential crisis of planetary climate change, while at the same time creating millions of good-paying jobs in our country. https://t.co/ErH0Vrvj2V


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Bernie Sanders
1 week ago:   Friday Feb 8 - 12:09pm
Trump's top intelligence officials, European allies, national security and nonproliferation experts: The Iran nuclear deal works. Trump: No. https://t.co/zaKdG0awUc


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Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Feb 7 - 3:24pm
Climate change is an existential disaster facing the entire world. We must transform our energy system away from fossil fuels to energy efficiency and sustainable energy. A Green New Deal can save the planet and create millions of new jobs.

Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Feb 7 - 2:46pm
No one, not even the president of the United States, is above the law. https://t.co/IZOFVz8otn


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Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Feb 7 - 1:13pm
Mr. Trump, you are dead wrong. This is not a "hot economy" when 62 percent of jobs in America cannot support a middle class life. https://t.co/ejTKgbkHmu


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Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Feb 7 - 11:38am
Millions of our people are working for starvation wages. Here is the simple truth. Nobody can raise a family or pay the rent on poverty wages of $8 or $9 an hour. We are the wealthiest country in the world. We can do better. We can raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour.

Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Feb 7 - 10:34am
Yes, the economy is great—for the top 1 percent, who now earn 46 percent of all new income. Not for the nearly 80 percent of Americans living paycheck to paycheck.

Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Feb 6 - 6:51pm
"Our progress has always found refuge in the basic instinct of the American experiment—to do right by our people. And with a renewed commitment to social and economic justice, we will create a stronger America together." –@staceyabrams https://t.co/PjBsW8rYBZ


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Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Feb 6 - 5:08pm
Trump talks a lot about "freedom." But people are not truly free when they have no health care or can't afford to feed their families. They are not free when they must work 80 hours a week on starvation wages. https://t.co/TjohBJFhj7


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Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Feb 6 - 3:07pm
We have got to think big, not small. Canada guarantees free health care for all, Finland provides free tuition at public colleges, France provides generous retirement benefits. We are the wealthiest country on Earth. Why can't we do the same?

Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Feb 6 - 1:08pm
All Americans have a right to breathe clean air and drink clean water. Yet Andrew Wheeler, Trump's nominee to lead the EPA, won't commit to regulating a family of toxic chemicals found in our drinking water. https://t.co/CkxH9cBCCD


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Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Feb 6 - 12:02pm
One vial of insulin cost $21 in 1996, compared to $320 in 2018. American lives are being lost because of pharma's greed. That has got to end. https://t.co/3CiFCdjU4A


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Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Feb 5 - 11:51pm
Tonight, Trump repeated some of the most extreme anti-women attacks coming from the far right. At a time when we see an unprecedented and coordinated attack against a woman’s right to choose, we must fight to make sure that every woman has the right to control her own body. #SOTU

Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Feb 5 - 11:34pm
If we are serious about transforming our country, rebuilding the middle class and reinvigorating our democracy: let us bring our people together to take on and defeat a ruling class whose greed is destroying our nation. #SOTU

Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Feb 5 - 11:31pm
Trump said tonight, “We are born free, and we will stay free.” I say to Trump: People are not truly free when they can’t afford health care, prescription drugs, or a place to live. People are not free when they cannot retire with dignity or feed their families. #SOTU

Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Feb 5 - 11:26pm
Tonight Trump—who in less than two years in the White House has seen 5 aides either plead guilty or be convicted of criminal charges—claimed the strength of the economy was dependent on him being free from necessary oversight and investigations. The exact opposite is true. #SOTU

Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Feb 5 - 11:22pm
How can a president of the United States give a State of the Union speech and not mention climate change? #SOTU

Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Feb 5 - 11:20pm
Despite what President Trump says, it is not “a hot economy” when 43% of households can't afford to pay for housing, food, child care, health care, transportation and a cell phone without going into debt. That is not a hot economy. #SOTU

Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Feb 5 - 11:07pm
My response to President Trump’s State of the Union address: https://t.co/sl1OEu6NR8

Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Feb 5 - 10:40pm
Now that that’s over, please watch my friend Stacey Abrams share her message for the country. https://t.co/j6oL1eLFkF

Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Feb 5 - 6:00pm
Fox News can't believe their own poll says people want to tax the rich. The truth is: The overwhelming majority of the American people want the wealthy to pay their fair share. https://t.co/7vNR56aFh0


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Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Feb 5 - 4:42pm
Let me guess. President Trump tonight will talk about crimes committed by undocumented Latinos. Do you think he will mention the mass shootings done by white men, or the need for common sense gun safety legislation?

Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Feb 5 - 4:01pm
Will Trump talk about climate change in his State of the Union address tonight?

Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Feb 5 - 12:48pm
Lloyd Blankfein, the former CEO of Goldman Sachs, is correct that the money from stock buybacks “doesn't vanish.” It increases the wealth of billionaires like him. Instead of making the very rich even richer, how about increasing wages for American workers. Is that a bad idea? https://t.co/FpIGQW9IZC

Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Feb 5 - 10:59am
Today, we have the highest rate of childhood poverty of almost any major nation, our child care system is dysfunctional, our teachers are underpaid and many public schools are struggling. We need to invest in our kids, not a wall with Mexico.

Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Feb 5 - 10:31am
Republicans officials don't push the myth of voter fraud because it is an actual problem. They push it to maintain the racist voting laws that have kept them in power for generations. The real problem we face is voter suppression. https://t.co/5YFlz4c7x1

Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Feb 5 - 9:51am
It was a Republican president — not Bernie Sanders — who first argued for the creation of a progressive estate tax to reduce the enormous concentration of wealth. Mitch McConnell might want to listen. https://t.co/3KVWmMaSCu


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Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Monday Feb 4 - 7:50pm
Congratulations to New Jersey and @GovMurphy for signing a bill today to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. Now we must ensure a livable wage in all 50 states. https://t.co/AjGhW0SmqG


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Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Monday Feb 4 - 7:09pm
.@SenSchumer and I are here to say: corporations must address the needs of workers before the interests of wealthy stockholders. Our bill will prohibit corporations from buying back stock unless they invest in workers and communities first. https://t.co/QnVGXEE5Zv

Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Monday Feb 4 - 6:52pm
Instead of wasting billions on a wall with Mexico, tax breaks for billionaires and a bloated military budget, we need to end childhood poverty, rebuild our crumbling infrastructure, combat climate change and invest in our kids and seniors.

Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Monday Feb 4 - 6:01pm
Today on Rosa Parks' 106th birthday we must do more than just remember her lifetime of organizing. We must honor her by working to fulfill her vision of racial, economic and social justice. https://t.co/lXtKb8WUE2

Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Monday Feb 4 - 5:37pm
RT @SenSchumer: At a time of huge income and wealth inequality, Americans should be outraged that profitable corporations are laying off workers while spending billions to boost their stock’s value to further enrich the wealthy few. My @NYTimes op-ed with @SenSanders: https://t.co/7AQthdUjJr

Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Monday Feb 4 - 5:26pm
Stacey Abrams is a great choice to deliver the Democratic response. I'm very much looking forward to her speech. For the third year in a row, following the Democratic rebuttal I'll be on Facebook Live, Twitter and YouTube to respond to Trump. https://t.co/4xOCjkNwtF

Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Monday Feb 4 - 3:10pm
Walmart’s decision to provide 48 hours of paid sick leave to some employees is a small step forward, but not nearly good enough. This is not a poor company. Walmart can and must pay all of its workers at least $15 an hour with good benefits. https://t.co/mTSTVHbenC

Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Monday Feb 4 - 1:45pm
Three people own more wealth than the bottom half of our country. 25 hedge fund managers earn twice as much as all 140,000 kindergarten teachers. One family (Kochs) spent $400 million to buy elections. That's why we need a political revolution.

Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Monday Feb 4 - 1:15pm
RT @mdb2: ✔️buy a decades-old drug ✔️raise the price by $375,000 ✔️promise shareholders millions ✔️hope you get away with it The business model of big pharma is greed. What Catalyst did to the LEMS community, and to Rebecca Hovde, is wrong. https://t.co/MrfNnSxPBR

Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Monday Feb 4 - 12:33pm
I stand with @transportworker fighting to keep us safe and to keep airline mechanics jobs in America. https://t.co/7y71QRLynb

Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Monday Feb 4 - 12:24pm
RT @CNN: Sen. Bernie Sanders sent a blistering letter to a pharmaceutical company on Monday, demanding answers about its decision to charge $375,000 for a formerly low-cost drug and calling it corporate greed at its worst https://t.co/3Gf1KvUvNK

Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Monday Feb 4 - 12:11pm
RT @nytopinion: .@SenSchumer & @SenSanders argue that when corporations dedicate so much of their resources to buying back shares, they restrain their capacity to reinvest profits more meaningfully https://t.co/VO1QEm8qWZ

Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Monday Feb 4 - 11:34am
Instead of repealing the estate tax and giving a massive tax cut to the Walton family and Kochs as Mitch McConnell and Trump want to do, let’s substantially increase this tax on multi-millionaires and billionaires and reduce wealth inequality in America. https://t.co/nQLbe156LB

Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Monday Feb 4 - 11:02am
Walmart is spending $20 billion on a share repurchase program. With a fraction of that amount, Walmart could have raised hourly wages of every employee to $15. Corporations should address the needs of workers before the interests of wealthy stockholders. https://t.co/cWokg4aptu

Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Monday Feb 4 - 10:25am
Today, I am demanding that Catalyst explain why they raised the price of this drug by $375,000. No one in the United States of America should die because they cannot afford the medication they need. https://t.co/Lh8arPHuo0

Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Monday Feb 4 - 10:24am
Catalyst Pharmaceuticals raised the price of a life-saving drug from $0 to $375,000. Now patients are worried they are going to suffer or even die because of the greed of a drug company. If Catalyst does not substantially lower the price of this medication, Congress must act. https://t.co/XeU6XihTWm


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Bernie Sanders
2 weeks ago:   Sunday Feb 3 - 2:48pm
Let's not kid ourselves. What we have today is a campaign finance system that amounts to legalized bribery.