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Senate puts trade bill back on track

...rhetoric we've heard," he said a few hours before the day's votes.Not everyone sounded as pleased.Sen. Bernie Sanders, a Vermont independent running for the Democratic presidential nomination, said the legislation would lead to a...
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Obamacare targeted in GOP compromise budget OK'd by House

...corporations and the wealthy."The Republican budget moves this country in exactly the wrong direction," said Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., who Thursday announced a run for the Democratic presidential nomination. "At a time of massive wealth...
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Talks begin on Capitol Hill budget

...each and every American," said Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi, R-Wyo.Liberal Vermont Independent Bernie Sanders agreed that the companion Republican plans are the GOP's vision for the future - though he views it as an assault...
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Mark Begich hosting climate-change tour

...They'll also visit the North Slope to see the Prudhoe Bay oilfield. The senators are Barbara Boxer of California, Bernie Sanders of Vermont, Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey and Debbie Stabenow of Michigan. Three of the senators are members of...
Outside editorial: Reconfirm Ben Bernanke

...and 2007 he didn't see the financial collapse ahead. "Bernanke was as clueless as Greenspan," complained Sen. Bernie Sanders, the Vermont lefty, comparing the current chairman with his predecessor, Alan Greenspan. That Bernanke cannot...
Senators postpone climate change trip

...They also planned to visit the North Slope to see the Prudhoe Bay oil field. Sens. Barbara Boxer of California, Bernie Sanders of Vermont, Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey and Debbie Stabenow of Michigan had planned to attend. Kennedy died Tuesday...
Begich, Kawasaki: Corporations should not influence elections to politicians and political parties.Begich co-signed the Saving of American Democracy Amendment with Sen. Bernie Sanders."I co-sponsored both the Sanders constitutional amendment and an earlier version introduced by 18 senators because...
Rep. Young wants changes in Patriot Act

...up the freedoms which we're trying to protect." The bill Young said he may co-sponsor was introduced by Rep. Bernie Sanders, a Vermont independent with whom Young rarely agrees. "I think he's right in this issue. I don't think it's...
Senator Begich listens to Juneau's health care woes

...not see single payer pass this Congress, the political will is not there." Begich said he's working with Sen. Bernie Sanders, the Vermont Independent who is the Senate's biggest advocate of a government-run health care system, on a bill...
Discredited survey pushed myth of employers dropping health plans

...through further public financing of pharmaceutical research, with new drugs sold as low-cost generics. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, an independent, has introduced legislation in the Senate to realize these savings. A distant second best reform...


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