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U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont
Mayor of Burlington, 1981-1989; U.S. Congress, 1991-2006; U.S. Senator, 2007-2018?;
candidate for U.S. President, 2015-2016

bumper sticker: campaign logo for Bernie Sanders in 2015-2016

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  • 2016 July 12: Bernie Sanders endorsed Hillary Clinton for President {excerpts}.
  • "The gentleman who is head of Goldman Sachs . . . said I was dangerous. And he is right, I am dangerous for Wall Street."
    — Bernie Sanders, at the 9 March 2016 debate

    L i n k s
    Bernie Sanders presidential campaign website
    official Senator Bernie Sanders homepage
    Bernie Sanders entry at Wikipedia
    Bernie Sanders 2016 campaign entry at Wikipedia

    James Paul Roguski's grassroots website about Bernie Sanders & the campaign
    Labor For Bernie activism website
    Business Men's PAC pro-Bernie anti-Hillary website
    Valencia County for Bernie Sanders on Facebook

    30-second 'Bernie vs. Wall Street' TV ads released on Friday 27 May 2016
    watch online at YouTube: English-language version [0:30] • Spanish-language version [0:30]

    "What's Next For Bernie Sanders?" video [USA Today 15 July 2016]
    watch interview segment [2:09] .MP-4 file online at USA Today

    James Paul Roguski's grassroots website about Bernie Sanders & the campaign
    Labor For Bernie activism website

    Writings  &  Speeches  of  Bernie Sanders
    search for books by/about Bernie Sanders at Amazon

    "I'm not a Democrat, I'm an Independent, but I caucus with the Democrats."

    "Private prisons are a moral outrage . . . local, state, and federal governments [should be banned] from contracting with for-profit prisons."

    "As a result of this disastrous Citizens United Supreme Court decision, our campaign finance system is corrupt and is undermining American democracy."

    "Health care must be recognized as a right, not a privilege. Every man, woman, and child in our country should be able to access the health care they need
    regardless of their income. The only long-term solution to America's health care crisis is a single-payer national health care program." (8/2016)

    Outsider In The House book by Bernie Sanders  "Outsider In The House" [1997]
    by by Bernie Sanders, with Huck Gutman

    Verso Books 9x5¾ pb [9/98] out of print/used
    Verso Books hardcover [6/97] out of print/used
    Historic Filibuster on Corporate Greed speech by Senator Bernie Sanders  "The Speech: A Historic Filibuster On Corporate Greed and The Decline of Our Middle Class" [2011] by Senator Bernie Sanders
    On Friday 10 December 2010, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders walked onto the floor of the United States Senate and began speaking; his speech lasted over eight and a half hours, and it hit a nerveamong the American people &ndash millions followed the speech online until the traffic crashed the Senate server, and a huge, positive grassroots response tied up the phones in the senator’s offices in Vermont and in Washington.
    Kindle Edition from Amazon Digital Services [6/2015] for $2.99
    Kindle Edition from Nation Books [3/2011] for $4.55
    Nation Books 8¼x5½ pb [3/2011] for $9.92
    Nation Books 8¼x5½ pb [3/2011] out of print/used
    Outsider in the White House political autobiography by Bernie Sanders  
    "Outsider In The White House: A Political Autobiography" [2015]
    by Bernie Sanders, with Huck Gutman; Afterword by John Nichols

    Kindle Edition from Verso Books [10/2015] for $9.73
    Verso Books 8¼x5½ pb [9/2015] for $10.24
    Bernie Sanders In His Own Words book edited by Chamois Holschuh  "Bernie Sanders: In His Own Words - 250 Quotes From America's Political Revolutionary" [2015] Edited by Chamois Holschuh, Illustrated by Walker Bragman, Introduction by Robert Reich
    Kindle Edition from Skyhorse Publng [9/2015] for $8.99
    Skyhorse Publng 8x5½ pb [10/2015] for $10.40

    Sen. Bernie Sanders Speech to U.S. Senate on 22 April 2015 "T.P.P. Is Bad For America"
    watch speech [9:21] online at YouTube

    Bernie Sanders accepted an invitation to speak at Vatican City on 15 April 2016 on income inequality and the environment.
    “The challenges facing our planet are not mainly technological or even financial, because as a world we are rich enough to increase our investments in skills, infrastructure, and technological know-how to meet our needs and to protect the planet. Our challenge is mostly a moral one, to redirect our efforts and vision to the common good.”

    Sen. Bernie Sanders Speaks on Poverty in McDowell County, WV on 5 May 2016
    watch speech [3:59] online at YouTube

    2016 July 12: Bernie Sanders endorsed Hillary Clinton for President {excerpts}.
    “Donald Trump [is] the worst presidential candidate in the modern history of our country.” — Sen. Bernie Sanders, July 2016

    Our Revolution / A Future to Believe In book by Bernie Sanders  "Our Revolution: A Future To Believe In" [2016]  11/2016
    by Sen. Bernie Sanders

    Kindle Edition from Thomas Dunne/Macmillan [11/2016] for $12.99
    Thomas Dunne Books pb [DUE Sept 2017] for $10.70
    Thomas Dunne Books hardcover [11/2016] for $16.20
    Macmillan Audio UNABR audio CD [11/2016] for $25.94
    official 'Our Revolution' website [est. 8/2016]

    Works  About  Bernie Sanders
    search for books by/about Bernie Sanders at Amazon

    Vermont and The Sanders Revolution book by Greg Guma   "The People's Republic: Vermont and The Sanders Revolution" [1989]
    by Greg Guma

    New England Press 9x6 pb [6/89] out of print/used
    The Nation Magazine cover 'Bernie Sanders Speaks'  The Nation Magazine "Bernie Sanders Speaks" cover issue [July 2015]
    topics: race, surveillence, policing, the media, Hillary Clinton, college debt, net neutrality, immigration, the GOP + interview by John Nichols

    online full issue at The Nation website
    Essential Bernie Sanders / Vision For America book by Jonathan Tasini  "The Essential Bernie Sanders and His Vision For America" [2015]
    by {progressive journalist} Jonathan Tasini

    Kindle Edition from Chelsea Green Publng [8/2015] for $9.22
    Chelsea Green Publng 8½x5½ pb [9/2015] for $9.70
    Brilliance Audio MP3 audio CD read by the author [9/2015] for $9.18
    'Bernie' graphic novel biography by Ted Rall   "Bernie" [2016] by political cartoonist Ted Rall
    graphic novel biography + New York Times bestseller
    Kindle Edition from Seven Stories Press [3/2016] for $14.99
    Seven Stories Press 7x5 pb [1/2016] for $10.09
    The Nation Magazine cover 'Bernie Sanders For President'  The Nation Magazine "Bernie Sanders For President" cover issue [Feb 2016]
    online full issue at The Nation website
    main article by The Editors
    Why Bernie Sanders Matters book by Harry Jaffe  "Why Bernie Sanders Matters" [2015]
    by Harry Jaffe

    Kindle Edition from Simon & Schuster Digital Sales [12/2015] for $9.99
    Regan Arts 8¼x5½ pb [12/2015] for $12.08
    Bernie Sanders Why He Matters booklet in Kindle format  "Bernie Sanders: Why He Matters" for Kindle [2016]
    by Tirath 'T.S.' Gill, MD

    48-page Kindle Edition from Amazon Digital Services [2/2016] for $2.99

    Movies & TV,  Other  Media
    Bernie Sanders movie & TV credits [since 1988] at Internet Movie Database


     album on CD   "Bernie: We Shall Overcome" [1987]
    Todd R. Lockwood Works MP3 album [26:35] download [12/2014] for $4.95
    CD Baby music CD [12/2014] for $18.47
    A true oddity: recorded in Vermont in November 1987, Mayor Bernie Sanders talk-sings along with 30 others on five tracks: traditional "Oh Freedom" [4:24]; Pete Seeger's "The Banks of Marble" [5:53]; Pete Seeger's "Where Have All The Flowers Gone" [5:49]; Woody Guthrie's "This Land Is Your Land" [3:07]; and the civil rights anthem "We Shall Overcome" [7:22]; featured artists include Nancy Beaven, Danny Coane. Jon Gailmor, Dick McCormack, Bernie Sanders & Robert Sterzinger

    title card for 'Senator Sanders Unfiltered' weekly TV show from 2009  "Senator Sanders Unfiltered" weekly TV show [2009]
    Weekly show produced by Robert Greenwald's BraveNewFilms of California starting in August 2009; no listing on IMDb
    watch 8/2009 promo/teaser video [1:48] at YouTube
    The show/video page at BraveNewFilms offers 18 episodes to watch via the show website or QuickTime, BUT {as-of 11/2015} the show website is broken.

    Image  Gallery

    I (heart) Bernie sanders poster          TIME Magazine cover story about Bernie Sanders, 21 September 2015          Bernie Sanders often speaks passionately          bright yellow New Mexico for Bernie Sanders logo

    Birdie Sanders is a pine siskin          Barnie?! the purple dinosaur? no, no, no - Bernie with an 'e'

    Family  &  Friends
    Bernard 'Bernie' Sanders was born on 8 September 1941 in Brooklyn, New York; he served as Mayor of Burlington, Vermont 1981-1989, as Vermont's At-Large Congressman 1991‑2006, and was sworn in as U.S. Senator in 2007; he announced his campaign for the Democratic Party's nomination for President on 26 May 2015.

    brother Larry Sanders lives in England

    first wife Deborah Shiling Sanders - married 1964–1966

    son Levi Sanders [born 1969]; his mother is Susan Campbell Mott

    second wife Jane O'Meara Driscoll Sanders - married since 1988
    3 stepchildren

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