Bernie Sanders

Women’s march overwhelms Montpelier

Traffic around the event caused three exits on Interstate 89 to temporarily close.

Democracy for America Endorses Senate Progressive Champions Baldwin, Brown, Sanders and Warren

News Release — Democracy for America January 20, 2017 Contact: Vivek Kembaiyan, [email protected], 832-326-2025 BURLINGTON, VT – Today, Democracy for America (DFA) announced its endorsement of U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin, Sherrod Brown of Ohio, Bernie Sanders of Vermont, and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, who are each up for reelection in 2018. These are […]

Price hearing turns into a battle over the future of the Affordable Care Act

Price has proposed draconian cuts to entitlement programs, including reductions over a 10-year period of $449 billion to Medicaid and more than $1 trillion to Medicare.

Scott skips Trump inauguration

All three members of Vermont’s congressional delegation will attend Trump’s inauguration Friday. Hundreds of Vermonters are expected to protest on Saturday.

Vermonters rally in opposition to Obamacare repeal

“Our job today is to defend the Affordable Care Act, and our job tomorrow is to create a single-payer system,” Bernie Sanders said through a video feed from a similar rally in Michigan.

Middle-of-the-night vote clears way for Obamacare repeal

“On behalf of elderly people who cannot afford prescription drugs I vote no,” said Bernie Sanders, joined by Patrick Leahy. Sanders also offered an amendment letting the government negotiate drug prices, but it failed.

Police to Sanders, Trump and Clinton: Pay your bills already

Bernie Sanders’ campaign in December reported that it owed 23 local governments and law enforcement agencies a combined $449,409 for “event security.”

Vermonters protest Trump nominees’ climate change stances

“Here in Vermont I’m not too concerned” about any need to pressure the state’s U.S. senators to oppose nominees, said one protester. “But we are standing in solidarity on what is a global issue.”

Bernie Briefing: Sanders presses Jan. 15 ‘day of action’

The senator is tapping a variety of national media venues — including a prime-time CNN “town hall” Monday — to promote a Martin Luther King Jr. weekend protest against health care cuts.

In first week of new Congress, Vermont delegation comes out swinging against Trump

Sanders opposes repeal of the Affordable Care Act; Leahy is calling for an investigation into Russian hacking; and Welch is pressing for a probe into Trump’s business conflicts.

Sanders’ college plans picked up by New York state

Sanders visited LaGuardia Community College in Queens on Tuesday to help unveil Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s free public college education program.

Editor’s top story picks for 2016

Bernie Sanders bid for president, EB-5 scandal, Phil Scott’s election fall in the top three.

David Russell: The art of asymmetrical politics

The question is how to confront, combat, defer, deflect or defeat the onerous policies that seem clearly to be a part of the Trump package.

Sanders Reaches 5 Million Facebook Followers

News Release — Sen. Bernie Sanders Dec 6, 2016 Contact: [email protected] WASHINGTON, Dec. 6 – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) surpassed 5 million “likes” on his Senate Facebook page Tuesday. The enormous grassroots following is greater than any other member of Congress, according to Facebook data. “I want to thank the 5 million people who have […]