Bernie Sanders

Bernard Sanders —known as Bernie Sanders—is an American politician who has been the junior United States Senator from Vermont since 2007. Sanders is the longest serving independent in U.S. congressional history. Since his election to the House of Representatives in 1991, he has caucused with the Democratic Party, which has entitled him to congressional committee assignments and at times given Democrats a majority. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Bernie Sanders has 1,293 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1986 Call-In as a Mayor. The year with the most videos was 2009 with 103 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 10,876 views per program. Most appearances with Chuck Schumer (12), Nancy Pelosi (12), Hillary Clinton (12). Most common tags: Road to the White House, Sanders, Democratic Party.

Appearances by Title:January 4, 2007 - Present U.S. Senator, I-VT View Map Videos: 772

Previously

U.S. Senator-Elect,
I-Vermont
c. November 6, 2006 - c. January 4, 2007 Videos: 2 U.S. Representative, I-VT 1st January 3, 1991 - January 3, 2007 Videos: 515 Mayor c. January 1, 1981 - c. December 31, 1989 Videos: 4

Recent Appearances

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate voted 86-12 to confirm the nomination of William Hagerty to be U.S. ambassador to Japan.

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed debate on the nomination of David Nye to be U.S. district judge for the District of Idaho.

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed Kristine Svinicki’s nomination to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Democrats spoke late into the…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    Senate Democrats spoke about Republican plans to replace the Affordable Care Act.

  • Fiscal Year 2018 Veterans Affairs Budget

    Fiscal Year 2018 Veterans Affairs Budget

    Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin testified before the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee on President Trump’s fiscal…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate continued debate on an Iran sanctions measure to penalize companies or people helping Iran develop ballistic…

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