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WAMC News
6:30 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Progressive Iowa Democrats Organize Draft Bernie Campaign

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.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Fri June 27, 2014

Congressional Panel Conducts First Review Of Sanders-McCain Veterans Bill

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Independent Vermont U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders and Arizona Republican Senator John McCain introduced a bipartisan bill June 5th intended to improve veterans’ access to health care and address problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs. This week, the Senate and House Veterans Conference Committee met to discuss the new proposal.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

Senators Review Nuclear Decommissioning

Vermont Yankee
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The U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held a hearing Wednesday to hear about concerns and challenges surrounding the decommissioning of nuclear reactors. The hearing has implications across the Northeast.

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New England News
12:30 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

Political Campaign Spotlight Focuses On New Hampshire As Sanders Visits and Brown Announces

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New Hampshire is in the political spotlight years before its first-in-the-nation primary. Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders visits this weekend, fueling speculation over a possible presidential run. That happens just days after former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown officially kicked off his campaign to become Senator of the Granite State.

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North Country News
12:55 pm
Sun March 9, 2014

Vermont Ponders Sanders Possible Presidential Run

Senator Bernie Sanders

In an article March 6th in the left-leaning magazine The Nation, Vermont Independent U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders told interviewer John Nichols that he is “prepared to run for president of the United States.” What does his home state think about that? 

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Fri February 28, 2014

Senate Republicans Block Sanders Omnibus Veterans Bill

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and state of Washington Senator Patty Murray at a press conference following the defeat of veterans' bill
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A comprehensive bill targeting the needs of veterans introduced by Vermont U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders was defeated in a procedural move Thursday. Sanders and veterans organizations are outraged.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

Sanders Discusses Education With Vermont Statehouse Education Committees

Senator Bernie Sanders

The Vermont House and Senate education committees heard an overview of federal education policy from Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders at the Statehouse Wednesday afternoon.

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North Country News
7:45 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

Sanders Tells VT Lawmakers More Early Ed Needed

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Vermont U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders says more needs to be done to educate children at early ages and find ways to encourage them to think about going to college long before high school.

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

Sanders Holds Town Hall On NSA Surveillance And Implications On Individual Privacy

Senator Bernie Sanders

Vermont U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders held a town hall meeting in Montpelier over the weekend to discuss the National Security Agency's surveillance of telephone and email records and the implications on constitutional rights and privacy.

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North Country News
6:15 am
Sat February 1, 2014

U.S. Senator Sanders To Talk Privacy in Vermont

Senator Bernie Sanders

Vermont U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders is going to hold a town meeting in Montpelier about constitutional rights and privacy.

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