Bernie Sanders

Five Years Since Irene, Report Warns of Severe Weather Damage From Climate Change

News Release — Sen. Bernie Sanders Aug. 25, 2016 Contact: Dan McLean (802)-862-0697 BURLINGTON, Vt., Aug. 25 – As Vermonters mark the fifth anniversary of Tropical Storm Irene, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) pointed to a new report from the Congressional Budget Office that warns damage from severe weather in future decades is expected to […]

Leahy, Sanders And Welch Welcome USDA Steps to Help Struggling Dairy Farmers

News Release — Vermont Congressional Delegation Aug. 24, 2016 Contact: Jay Tilton [email protected] (WEDNESDAY, August 24, 2016) – Vermont’s Congressional Delegation – Sen. Patrick Leahy (D), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I) and Rep. Peter Welch (D) – are welcoming the “small steps” that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced to help dairy farmers coping […]

Sanders’ new group exempt from campaign finance rules

Our Revolution, as described by the former presidential candidate and on the group’s website, would be the type of organization that can use so-called dark money to influence public policy.

Sanders Applauds Decision to End Federal Use of Private Prisons

News Release — Sen. Bernie Sanders Aug. 18, 2016 Contact: Daniel McLean Senior Press Advisor Office of U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders [email protected] (802) 862-0697 office phone BURLINGTON, Vt., Aug. 18 – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) issued the following statement Thursday after the Justice Department announced plans to end its use of private prisons: “Our […]

Don Keelan: The best legal form of siphoning

Who owns Old Towne Media LLC? And who will be the recipients of the millions of dollars of commissions still left in the company?

UPDATED: Sanders lake home purchase leaves questions unanswered

A Maine property transfer tax document obtained by VTDigger on Thursday says Jane Sanders sold her stake in the property for $150,000. She told news outlets last week that the sale covered the cost of her new $575,000 camp on North Hero.

How Bernie Sanders beat the clock — and avoided disclosure

Unlike Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, the liberal senator won’t reveal personal finances in 2016.

Republican lawyer alleges Pearson, Sanders broke campaign finance laws

Brady Toensing says Vermont campaign finance law was broken when Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign sent an email to 5 million supporters soliciting donations for Rep. Chris Pearson.

Sanders spent $7.5 million on final primary contests

Sanders ended June with more than $8,000,000 cash on hand.

Narain Batra: Trust deficit in business and politics

Bernie Sanders’ grassroots movement against the greed of Wall Street America and unfair foreign trade practices is not going to wither away soon. Big business has to change.

Sanders, wife add third home with purchase of lake retreat

Sanders’ wife Jane said the purchase was paid for by selling a family home in Maine.

Sanders endorses Zuckerman for lieutenant governor

In a statement, the U.S. senator and onetime presidential candidate commended Zuckerman’s legislative record and said he would be “an excellent lieutenant governor.”

Bernie Briefing: And So It Grows

Sanders says goodbye to the presidential campaign trail — and hello to a grass-roots-sprouting lookalike Chia Pet.

Leahy, Sanders, Welch Press USDA For Market-Balancing Help For Struggling Dairy Farmers

News Release — Sen. Patrick Leahy July 28, 2016 Contact: Jay Tilton [email protected] (THURSDAY, July 28, 2016) – On Thursday Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Representative Joe Courtney (CT-02), Senator Bob Casey (D-Penn.) and Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), joined by a bipartisan coalition of 57 other members of the House and Senate that includes Senator Bernie […]