Sen. Bernie Sanders

Sen. Bernie Sanders 'Prepared' To Run For President
Good. Here's hoping he does it! Read more...
President To Sign Executive Order Raising Federal Minimum Wage
The new policy, to be instituted via executive order, may affect hundreds of thousands of workers whose jobs are supported by federal dollars. Read more...
Report: Social Security And Chained CPI 'May Be On The Table'
They just won't stop trying to find ways to cut Social Security and Medicare. Read more...
Open Thread Steel Cage Match: Bernie Sanders Vs. Paul Ryan
Who gets your vote in this steel cage match? Read more...
A coalition of progressive groups protesting Obama's proposed cuts to Social Security, led by Bernie Sanders, will deliver more than two million signatures on petitions today. Read more...

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We should thank our lucky stars that we have Bernie Sanders in the Senate. The Senate on Friday evening voted to block cuts in benefits for Social Security and disabled veterans. The amendment by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) put the Senate on record against changing how cost-of-living increases are calculated in a way that would result in significant cuts. Read more...
I'm with Digby on this. Anyone who doesn't understand that Obama has been planning to do his Grand Bargain since before his first inauguration just hasn't been paying attention. That's why, if you hear from the Obama campaign, it's important to Read more...
The journey of a million miles begins with a single step, someone once said. While it's a long road ahead for this constitutional amendment, hopefully this is a sincere effort from the legislators involved to dissolve the shackles that bind them Read more...
This reports comes out while members of the congressional supercommittee are pissing and moaning about how we can't possibly cut any more money from the Defense department. These numbers seem to indicate otherwise: How often does the Pentagon Read more...
Lee Fang at ThinkProgress follows up on the Sen. Bernie Sanders' leak of oil speculator names. Major players include the Koch brothers and the Wall Street banks: Last month, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) leaked confidential data about oil Read more...