Full Coverage Of Bernie Sanders' Presidential Run

Sanders: Democrats Should Sharply Reduce Superdelegates For 2020 Presidential Race

Sanders: Democrats Should Sharply Reduce Superdelegates For 2020 Presidential Race

One of Bernie Sanders biggest complaints during the 2016 Democratic presidential race was the influence of so-called superdelegates. Before the primaries even started, Hillary Clinton had more than 400 of these superdelegates backing her candidacy. Sanders says it's system that has to change.

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Leahy And Sanders Work To Defeat Republican Tax Bill

Leahy And Sanders Work To Defeat Republican Tax Bill

Vermont's two U.S. senators, Bernie Sanders and Patrick Leahy, are hoping to persuade several Republican senators to vote against the GOP tax bill, but they admit it will be an uphill battle.

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Sanders Talks With Morrisville High Schoolers About Post-Graduation Plans

Sanders Talks With Morrisville High Schoolers About Post-Graduation Plans

Sen. Bernie Sanders champions tuition-free public college, but that’s not why he came to talk with high school students in Morrisville on Monday.

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Leahy, Sanders And Welch All Agree: Repealing Net Neutrality Will Damage The Internet

Leahy, Sanders And Welch All Agree: Repealing Net Neutrality Will Damage The Internet

All three members of Vermont's congressional delegation are urging the Federal Communications Commission not to repeal internet policies known as "net neutrality."

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Sen. Bernie Sanders On GOP Tax Plan, Health Care And Recent Election Results

Sen. Bernie Sanders On GOP Tax Plan, Health Care And Recent Election Results

Completing a week when Vermont Edition has heard from all of the state's congressional delegation, Sen. Bernie Sanders joins us on the program.

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Will Bernie Sanders' "Medicare For All" Health Care Plan Divide Democrats?

Will Bernie Sanders' "Medicare For All" Health Care Plan Divide Democrats?

Sen. Bernie Sanders wants to make his "Medicare for all" health care plan a top priority for the Democrats in the 2018 elections. But a number of moderate Democrats worry this approach will hurt their chances of winning seats in Congress next year.

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Vermont's Congressional Delegation Says New GOP Tax Bill Is A Giveway To The Rich

Vermont's Congressional Delegation Says New GOP Tax Bill Is A Giveway To The Rich

All three members of Vermont's Congressional delegation say a new Republican tax plan in Washington will provide wealthy Americans with a huge tax cut while raising taxes on some middle income people.

Sanders Promotes Domestic Solar Industry, But Warns Against Trade Restrictions

Sanders Promotes Domestic Solar Industry, But Warns Against Trade Restrictions

As the Trump administration works to undo regulations in place intended to slow global climate change, Sen. Bernie Sanders is calling for further investment in U.S. renewable energy efforts.  

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Sen. Bernie Sanders Discusses 'College For All' Plan

Sen. Bernie Sanders Discusses 'College For All' Plan

Sen. Bernie Sanders is promoting legislation that would make public colleges and universities tuition-free, and he will be holding a town meeting at Castleton University on Tuesday, Oct. 10 to outline the plan and a college fair there on Oct. 14.

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Vermont's Congressional Delegation: Pass Bipartisan Health Care Plan Now

Vermont's Congressional Delegation: Pass Bipartisan Health Care Plan Now

With the demise of recent Republican efforts in Congress to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, all three members of Vermont's delegation are backing bipartisan efforts to strengthen the law.

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Becoming Bernie


A look at the rise and the record of Vermont's Independent senator Bernie Sanders, from his surprise mayoral victory, to his time in Congress, to his candidacy for president. Listen to the broadcast and explore the multilingual, multimedia digital project in English, French and Spanish.

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