Bernie Sanders

Bernard Sanders is an American politician serving as the junior United States Senator from Vermont since 2007; he is the longest-serving independent in U.S. congressional history. Since his election to the House of Representatives in 1990, 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 1,365 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 11,245 views per program. Most appearances with Chuck Schumer (20), Nancy Pelosi (15), 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: 843

Previously

U.S. Senator-Elect,
I-Vermont
c. November 6, 2006 - c. January 4, 2007 Videos: 2 U.S. Representative, I-VT View Map January 3, 1991 - January 3, 2007 Videos: 516 Mayor c. January 1, 1981 - c. December 31, 1989 Videos: 4

Recent Appearances

  • Prescription Drug Pricing

    Prescription Drug Pricing

    Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar testified before the Senate Health Committee on President Trump’s plan to reduce…

  • Senate Session, Part 1

    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate continued consideration of the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, which authorizes defense programs and…

  • War Powers and Federal Spending

    War Powers and Federal Spending

    A Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs subcommittee held a hearing on war powers granted by the Constitution…

  • <em>Where We Go from Here</em>

    Where We Go from Here

    Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) discussed his forthcoming book, Where We Go from Here.

  • Tax March Rally

    Tax March Rally

    Congressional Democrats joined activists for a rally outside the U.S. Capitol to speak out against the recent tax law. Held…

  • J Street National Conference

    J Street National Conference

    J Street, a non-profit Jewish advocacy group, held its national conference to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and…

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Ideology data is based on DW-NOMINATE statistics developed by Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal. More information can be found at Voteview .

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