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U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont is the longest-serving independent in congressional history.
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Bernie Sanders 6h
Saudi Arabia's crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, has been hailed as a progressive reformer. But his track record of imprisoning, torturing and murdering activists begs to differ. It's time that the U.S. and the international community hold this despotic regime accountable.
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Bernie Sanders 6h
Congratulations to and the New Jersey state legislature for agreeing to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. This is a major step forward for economic justice. Our job now: pass $15 minimum wage legislation for ALL Americans.
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Bernie Sanders 8h
Maybe I’m the “radical” one, but I don’t think it's acceptable that the top 25 Wall Street hedge fund managers made over $15 billion in compensation in 2017—nearly double what all 140,000 kindergarten teachers in America made last year.
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Bernie Sanders 11h
Over the past 40 years there has been an enormous transfer of income from the middle class to rich. Since 1979, the bottom 90% of Americans have seen their share of national income decline from 58% to just 46%—costing them nearly $11,000 per household.
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NowThis 11h
Bernie Sanders grilled Trump’s EPA nominee after the latter refused to affirm the scientific community’s conclusions on climate change
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Bernie Sanders 14h
It is disgraceful that we have a president who is holding hostage the paychecks of 800,000 federal employees all because he didn't like being attacked by Fox News. Mr. President, end this dangerous shutdown now.
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Bernie Sanders 14h
Yesterday Trump’s nominee to lead the EPA, Andrew Wheeler, wouldn't call climate change a crisis. And in his opening statement, he didn’t mention the words "climate change" once. We need an administration that leads the world in combatting climate change, not denies this crisis.
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The Hill 14h
Bernie Sanders: "We think we should pay attention to working people and raise the minimum wage to a living wage."
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Bernie Sanders Jan 16
When we raise the minimum wage to a living wage, poverty will go down and new jobs will be created. This a win-win for the economy and our country. It's time to pass a $15 minimum wage.
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Bernie Sanders Jan 16
The person Donald Trump has nominated to lead the Environmental Protection Agency doesn't believe climate change is a "crisis." That is not only a disgrace, it is incredibly dangerous to the future of our planet.
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Bernie Sanders Jan 16
We need to change national priorities in this country. Instead of giving a trillion dollars in tax breaks to the top 1 percent and large, profitable corporations, we need to raise the minimum wage to a living wage of $15 an hour.
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Bernie Sanders Jan 16
Our $15 minimum wage bill would give a raise to over 40 million Americans, including more than half of African American and Latinx workers. A job should lift you out of poverty, not keep you in it. It's time every worker in America is paid a living wage.
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Economic Policy Institute Jan 16
“It is not a radical idea that the economy should work for everyone and not just those at the very top,” says at the introduction. Watch:
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Josh Miller-Lewis Jan 16
In 2015 there were 5 Senate cosponsors and 56 House cosponsors of ’ bill to raise the minimum wage to $15. Today there are 31 Senate cosponsors and 181 House cosponsors.
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Bernie Sanders Jan 16
Today, along with Rep. and 181 House cosponsors and 31 Senate cosponsors, I'm announcing the Raise the Wage Act to bring the federal minimum wage up to $15 an hour. Watch our announcement live here:
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NRDC 🌎 Jan 16
“You are the nominee to be head of the Environmental Protection Agency and you just in your opening statement did not mention the word .” doubting ’s ability to lead .
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NRDC 🌎 Jan 16
“Do you agree with the scientific community?” “I would not call it the greatest crisis.”
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Bernie Sanders Jan 16
Trump thinks we have "the greatest economy in the history of America." It may be great for his friends at Mar-a-Lago, but: -The average worker makes less today than 43 years ago -80% live paycheck to paycheck -43% of households can't afford basic needs
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Bernie Sanders Jan 16
At a time of massive income and wealth inequality, the wealthiest people in this country must start paying their fair share of taxes. And we must do away with the massive loopholes that allow profitable corporations to stash billions of dollars in tax havens overseas.
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The Guardian Jan 16
Trump's economy is great for billionaires, not for working people | Bernie Sanders
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