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US Senator Bernie Sanders's Profile

Bernie Sanders was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2006 after serving 16 years in the House of Representatives. He represents the great state of Vermont and is the longest serving independent member of Congress in American history.

Location: Burlington, Vermont

Twitter: @FriendsOfBernie

Diaries published: 10 (468 days since last diary on Thu Jan 23, 2014 at 11:17 AM PST)

Comments posted: 10 (468 days since last comment on Thu Jan 23, 2014 at 11:17 AM PST)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: seldom

Total Recommends: 3570

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: Defending the American Social Safety Net, 248 comments, 681 recommends

People Following US Senator Bernie Sanders: 163

US Senator Bernie Sanders's Most Recent Diaries:

Join U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders and Daily Kos for a special conference call on Monday, January 27, 2014 at 8:00pm EST. Dear Friend, At a time of a lot of bad news, let me give you some very good ...
by US Senator Bernie Sanders
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Jan 23, 2014 at 11:17 AM PST with 40 Recommends
Earlier this year, it was announced that the Tribune Company was exploring the possible sale of some of its major newspapers including The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, and Hoy, amongst ...
by US Senator Bernie Sanders
Comment Count 106 comments on Fri May 03, 2013 at 07:26 AM PDT with 388 Recommends
As I’m sure you are aware, there is currently a major effort being waged by Wall Street CEOs, Republicans and some Democrats to do deficit reduction on the backs of the middle class and working ...
by US Senator Bernie Sanders
Comment Count 98 comments on Thu Nov 29, 2012 at 07:06 AM PST with 516 Recommends
We are in the midst of this terrible recession due largely to the greed, irresponsibility and illegal behavior on Wall Street. As a result of Wall Street recklessness, unemployment remains far too ...
by US Senator Bernie Sanders
Comment Count 51 comments on Mon Jun 18, 2012 at 07:00 AM PDT with 283 Recommends
The United States faces a $15.6 trillion national debt -- a debt that was largely brought about over the last 10 years by Bush Administration policies which included two wars, huge tax breaks for ...
by US Senator Bernie Sanders
Comment Count 75 comments on Wed Apr 25, 2012 at 10:32 AM PDT with 301 Recommends
I know that many of you are deeply concerned about the economy, health care, education, global warming and the environment, Social Security and Medicare, civil liberties, war and peace and the ...
by US Senator Bernie Sanders
Comment Count 70 comments on Wed Jan 11, 2012 at 09:54 AM PST with 240 Recommends

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