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U.S. Senator for Vermont. Not me, us.

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Joined Twitter 11/17/10


The owners of Walmart, the Walton Family, are the richest family in the country. They're worth $200 billion. They c… https://t.co/6tN0N1T2wrWe need #COVIDReliefNow!! Join our member orgs @LUCHA_AZ & @citizenactionny Feb. 25th @ 8PM EST for a discussion… https://t.co/9iQjykdcrb
Retweeted by Bernie SandersLet me congratulate the workers at Amazon for having the incredible courage to stand up and to fight for a union. T… https://t.co/2LQt5SYwyF
2/24
2021
Some people — including Senators — say, "Well, Bernie, how can we afford to act on climate change?” The real questi… https://t.co/lfp2VuEi55
2/22
2021
I’m proud to support @gilcedillo’s campaign for reelection to the City Council. He knows that working people built… https://t.co/xPDads90lyCowardly Republicans, afraid of democracy, want to make it harder for people to participate in the political proces… https://t.co/5kpKriTrc0
2/21
2021
No one can tell me that you can live in dignity on $7.25 an hour. It cannot be done. It is time we finally do what… https://t.co/bCrnKpFZla
2/20
2021
I’m endorsing @JuanForRep for state representative because when he gets to the state house he will put the working… https://t.co/r3X052JiKE
2/19
2021
This is the height of corporate greed. The owners of Kroger choose to shut down stores instead of simply paying the… https://t.co/yui0BG2P2xWhen the gap between the very rich & everyone else is widening; when the 50 richest Americans own more wealth than… https://t.co/soXTnhFF2p
2/18
2021
Raising the minimum wage is not just about economic justice – it is about racial justice. Nearly half of Black and… https://t.co/O8su08CqwSThe overwhelming majority of the American people understand that we must end starvation wages in America. That mean… https://t.co/0ZP6swsiHf
2/17
2021
Let's be clear. The rich are doing just fine. Billionaires are seeing tremendous growth in their wealth. But workin… https://t.co/5r6gv2f20UInstead of spending billions on 30 second tv ads, Democrats must invest in 12 months a year grassroots organizing a… https://t.co/fF4KjnAutCI stand in strong solidarity with fast food workers all over this country who are going on strike today to demand $… https://t.co/fcce1kFafCDoes the Republican Party believe in democracy or the Big Lie and conspiracy theories? That is what Republicans mus… https://t.co/5FFUuwzBjT
2/16
2021
The Covid relief bill when passed is going to do a lot of good for working Americans, but one thing that simply can… https://t.co/CVhs5AQHjT
2/15
2021
The impeachment trial was not just about Trump's speech on January 6. It was about whether we remain a democracy or… https://t.co/gmQEaKmmgEThank you @USProgressives for your leadership. The Covid Bill in the House increases stimulus checks to $2000 for t… https://t.co/XiMebfpJmdIt is not acceptable that in America today the very rich get much richer, while working families struggle. No more… https://t.co/QIYD6zYVe0
2/14
2021
It is truly sad and dangerous that only 7 Republicans voted to convict a president who is promoting a Big Lie, cons… https://t.co/yI7cIdg2iZThis is what the Big Lie is all about. Three months after the election, and 61 court decisions later, Trump and his… https://t.co/98LODzMOJJ
2/13
2021
This is about greed – plain and simple. Closing down Minor League teams, like the Vermont Lake Monsters, is a disas… https://t.co/LGi1UsUe0J
2/12
2021
Millions of Americans are trying to survive on starvation wages. Half of our people are living paycheck to paycheck… https://t.co/27tdjXvuzXMaybe – just maybe – instead of listening to the billionaire class we should pass the relief the American people ar… https://t.co/IsgbuZQl3cIt's time to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. https://t.co/BlvQ52unvn
2/11
2021
The Republican Party has a fundamental choice to make. It can be a conservative party that believes in democracy an… https://t.co/HCkNBsDKVLWhile the top hedge fund managers made $23 billion in 2020, millions of people struggled to put food on the table f… https://t.co/FAzT20N8v7
2/10
2021
Congratulations to the House Leadership and the Progressive Caucus. It is absurd to create an income eligibility ca… https://t.co/YiX01D02Sk
2/9
2021
I stand in solidarity with Amazon workers in Alabama who are today beginning to vote in a historic union election.… https://t.co/7DanfjWpS6Jane and I are deeply saddened by the passing of Karen Lewis. She lived her life on the front line of the struggle… https://t.co/XJVMYad5Xi
2/8
2021
Let's be clear. We will never get 10 votes from Senate Republicans to pass a $15 an hour minimum wage. The ONLY way… https://t.co/BfiiFr19HOIt is absurd that some Democrats think we should tell a worker making $52,000 a year that they are "too rich" and c… https://t.co/nw6kUGwXaHLIVE: @BernieSanders joins @jaketapper on #CNNSOTU. Hope you join us! https://t.co/EU9K5NhHz0
Retweeted by Bernie SandersIt cannot be overstated how powerful it will be if Amazon workers in Alabama vote to form a union. They are taking… https://t.co/hxFy6ofPW0It would be outrageous if we ran on giving more relief and ended up doing the opposite. It’s sad that this is even… https://t.co/MIYMFZgx7y
Retweeted by Bernie SandersUnbelievable. There are some Dems who want to lower the income eligibility for direct payments from $75,000 to $50,… https://t.co/5mPeNbba8M
2/7
2021
We promised people that if we won the Senate, we would send out $2,000 survival checks. They delivered us to victor… https://t.co/NNRuebPnKQ
Retweeted by Bernie SandersWhy would we want to impeach and convict Donald Trump – a president who is now out of office? Because it must be ma… https://t.co/BVdRsnG8lWWalton family wealth in 2018: $146 billion Walton family wealth in 2021: $228 billion Walmart minimum wage in 2018… https://t.co/eUrAKMqUkU
2/6
2021
The budget resolution the Senate passed today puts us on a path to finally raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. I… https://t.co/daG91dyW4PThe agenda of the budget resolution passed today is not the agenda of wealthy campaign contributors. It is not the… https://t.co/oQ3OVE2mtxNot only is the $1.9 trillion emergency COVID-19 relief package the right thing to do from a moral and policy persp… https://t.co/1zEnThAwCk
2/5
2021
Tonight, I will be on the Senate floor to get a budget framework for COVID-19 relief passed. Republicans, on the… https://t.co/R8Ko4LEXBmNo one can tell me that you can live in dignity on $7.25 an hour. It's time to raise the minimum wage to $15. It is… https://t.co/wB9eS4x4CASen. @BernieSanders tells @TheView he hopes Republicans join the Democrats on COVID-19 relief, adding that raising… https://t.co/aZEVayCxwz
Retweeted by Bernie SandersTHIS MORNING: Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee Sen. @BernieSanders joins us LIVE to talk about his battle to… https://t.co/mBnBqr9Pms
Retweeted by Bernie SandersWe need a government that stands up for working people. That is what we promised to deliver and that is what we mus… https://t.co/F2TRSsWkyrSen. Bernie Sanders says making changes to the Covid-19 relief package to win over Republicans is not a priority. “… https://t.co/6GFUQDlqZn
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2/4
2021
When Republicans had control, they pushed through nearly $2 trillion in tax cuts for the wealthy and big corporatio… https://t.co/UfjUwyAMwV
2/3
2021
It’s long past time we raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. The American Rescue Plan will get it done.
Retweeted by Bernie SandersNow is not the time to think small. It is the time to think big, and address the terrible pain and suffering Americ… https://t.co/N9aoytOOON.@BernieSanders on Covid relief bill: "Now is not the time to count pennies." https://t.co/YTWoxQcJb5
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2/2
2021
The Republican Party has a fundamental decision to make. Will it be a conservative party functioning within a democ… https://t.co/zQTGD67TM2I’m endorsing Moumita Ahmed because she understands that working class New Yorkers from diverse backgrounds built t… https://t.co/zZF312DNLi
2/1
2021
10 GOP Senators have proposed a compromise COVID relief package but @SenSanders points out “when the Republicans ha… https://t.co/3Uz9LcMGqW
Retweeted by Bernie SandersHalf of our people are living paycheck to paycheck. The time is NOW to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. https://t.co/WZWnKFBiKyThe issue isn't "bipartisanship or not." The issue is addressing the unprecedented crises we face right now. https://t.co/Lb0AbSIZanThe economic and health crises facing working families today are unprecedented. The Democratic majority must go for… https://t.co/REfRmL1UxrSen. Bernie Sanders: “I don’t care what anybody says. We have got to deal with this pandemic... if Republicans want… https://t.co/vz30rHJijL
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1/31
2021
Senate Democrats are prepared to move forward with a budget resolution. We will not wait for Republicans who always… https://t.co/kdeDXQxJyn"This is a life and death proposal and it must be passed immediately," says Sen. Bernie Sanders of a pending stimul… https://t.co/8vOEsX4U86
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1/30
2021
Oh look, another billionaire is mad that he might have to pay more taxes while children in America go hungry and ve… https://t.co/jZW4nEyapi
1/29
2021
We will never get 60 votes in the Senate to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. If we are going to keep faith wi… https://t.co/o1m2BuXXy0If Democrats are to address the enormous crises facing working people, and keep faith with the campaign promises we… https://t.co/mkPWNApeXp
1/28
2021
The American people are saying to Congress: We elected you. Do something. If Democrats do not respond to their pai… https://t.co/5RBHPxfNry
1/25
2021
If Republicans want to come on board and pass COVID relief now, let’s do it. But what we aren’t going to do is w… https://t.co/MzKgxGFKBf
1/24
2021
In 1994, Democrats in power lost big because they were not bold. In 2010, it happened again. If we do not take… https://t.co/9raRU9uTMBIn Vermont, we know something about the cold. And we’re not so concerned about good fashion. https://t.co/zDtrToPbun
1/23
2021
Hank Aaron’s ability on the field was only eclipsed by the strength and courage he showed off it. He inspired milli… https://t.co/5WVEdrtFqFWe cannot reach out to Republicans indefinitely. If they choose not to come on board to help the American people n… https://t.co/eM5O7BkPd4
1/22
2021
President Joe Biden knows we are all in this together. During World War II, factories across the country played a r… https://t.co/noQJPWNQPMI stand with @newyorkerunion workers walking out today and fighting for a first union contract. The New Yorker shou… https://t.co/g3s0dAKNLtHalf of American workers are living paycheck to paycheck, and millions earn starvation wages. With Democratic contr… https://t.co/YxsjnVPiIGAmazon doesn’t want its workers to form a union because unionized workers have: - higher wages - better benefits -… https://t.co/P07cPLWCPo
1/21
2021
The bottom line is: We’ve got crises. We should hear what my Republican colleagues have to say, but we are not goi… https://t.co/vc7TDAwstUEssential workers should not have to go on strike for decent pay, and no worker should be threatened for exercising… https://t.co/gMhObi61R3As President Biden said, this country today faces unprecedented crises. The times call out for bold action. That’s… https://t.co/521AS1BnkNJoe Biden must put an end to business as usual. Here's where to start | Bernie Sanders https://t.co/6LlZptBhFW
Retweeted by Bernie Sanders.@BernieSanders writes, "Amid so much economic suffering and despair... it is imperative that Democrats pass a bold… https://t.co/mlibDFeA9u
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1/20
2021
Joe Biden will inherit from Trump: The worst economy since the Great Depression, the worst public health crisis in… https://t.co/C9VB2665AlToday is the last full day of the worst and most dangerous president in American history. For four years Trump h… https://t.co/qFQAILM7XU"When machines and computers, profit motives and property rights are considered more important than people, the gia… https://t.co/pTlhMw7ZGY
1/19
2021
“This country has socialism for the rich, rugged individualism for the poor." -Martin Luther King, Jr.The Keystone pipeline is & always has been a disaster. I'm delighted that Joe Biden will cancel the Keystone permit… https://t.co/qK12VI6Amd
1/18
2021
In this unprecedented moment – a pandemic, an economic meltdown, right wing violence, climate change, massive wealt… https://t.co/sQJULWUioIFor too long our country has prioritized corporate profits, tax cuts for the rich and military spending over invest… https://t.co/SJlHlMR9c0
1/17
2021
When Republicans controlled the Senate they used the reconciliation process to provide huge tax breaks for the rich… https://t.co/rf6g5IB6ZANearly 400,000 Americans have died from the coronavirus and the pandemic continues to soar. We need to aggressively… https://t.co/uEmvx3xA1j
1/16
2021
McDonald’s paid its CEO more than $18 million in 2019. Please don't tell me the company can't afford to pay its w… https://t.co/7bInRbZHwTPresident-Elect Biden’s COVID rescue plan is a good, serious start. https://t.co/vDo8WGrDGu
1/15
2021
The House of Representatives has done its job and impeached Donald Trump on a bipartisan basis. The Senate must no… https://t.co/QB6LmRMmVzIn this unprecedented moment, the new Democratic majority must show that we can walk and chew bubble gum at the sam… https://t.co/88p5OX8xUTLet's make it permanent by ending Citizens United, abolishing super PACs, getting big money out of politics, and mo… https://t.co/qQ75VNaYji
1/13
2021
Let's be clear. If Trump is too dangerous to send out a tweet or a Facebook post, he's too dangerous to be commande… https://t.co/XrmUXMpfee
1/12
2021
President-elect Biden is absolutely right. $600 is not enough for working class Americans who are struggling to pay… https://t.co/FlZ0XOkc2H
1/11
2021
Republicans didn’t care about the deficit when it came to tax breaks for billionaires. We cannot buy into their r… https://t.co/hk4kQ8qvvQRepublicans don't mention deficit problems "when it comes to tax breaks to billionaires," Sen Sanders says. "But w… https://t.co/x2GsOMhhtZ
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1/10
2021
All over America, millions of people are worried they will not be able to pay the rent, put food on the table, purc… https://t.co/DSBXIDPgdPJane and I send our deepest condolences to the family of Officer Brian Sicknick who died from injuries sustained pr… https://t.co/lTAcewacuo
1/9
2021

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