Bernie Sanders

  Americans continue to debate the Iran nuclear framework.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that trust is not part of the equation.

This interview was recorded on Tuesday, hours before Vermont U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders joined the presidential field.

4/29/15 Panel

Apr 29, 2015


  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC's Alan Chartock, political consultant Libby Post, and and essayist, author, editor and activist - Barbara Smith.

Topics include Baltimore Update, SCOTUS Gay Marriage Case, Bernie Sanders Runs for President, Nepal Update, Weather Extremes.

As has long been rumored, Vermont U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders is running for president, according to multiple reports Tuesday afternoon. The independent will run in the Democratic primary. He had discussed his potential campaign for months, including in several WAMC Congressional Corner segments.

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Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders says he will decide "soon" whether he will challenge Hillary Clinton in the Democratic primary.

Vermont’s junior senator has been assigned a key position on a key committee in the new session of Congress.

Vermont’s junior U.S. Senator, Independent Bernie Sanders, has traveled to Iowa and New Hampshire, generating considerable buzz about a possible presidential campaign. On Tuesday evening, a group of progressive Democrats met in Iowa to form a “Draft Bernie Sanders for President” steering committee.

Vt.'s Senators Disappointed By National Guard Cuts

Feb 25, 2014

Vermont's two United States senators are expressing displeasure and concern over proposed cut to the National Guard.

Sen. Patrick Leahy, co-chair of the Senate National Guard Caucus, says any planned long-term cut to Army National Guard "guts our citizen-soldier force."

Sen. Bernie Sanders told WPTZ in a statement "we should be growing - rather than shrinking - the National Guard" because of its cost-efficiency.

Vermont U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders has joined 15 of his Senate colleagues in forming a new task force to highlight climate change.

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Vermont's independent senator wants to know if the National Security Agency has been "spying" on members of Congress.

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is sponsoring legislation to increase the federal minimum wage.