Bernie Sanders is a junior US Senator from Vermont. He is a presidential candidate in the 2016 elections.
Bernie Sanders was born on September 8, 1941.
Bernard "Bernie" Sanders is 75 years old (birthdate: September 8, 1941).
In 2006 he was elected to the U.S. Senate after 16 years as Vermont's sole congressman in the House of Representatives.
He is an Independent who identifies himself as a "democratic socialist" and caucuses with the Democrats.
No, Bernie Sanders applied for conscientious objector status (he avoided it) during the Vietnam War draft, but was too old to be drafted when his number came up.
Although Bernie Sanders describes himself as a "democratic socialist" his current political positions would more accurately be described as "social democracy". Socialism is an economic system based on the social ownership of the means of production, meaning the economic surplus...
Why can't Bernie Sanders and Ralph Nader come to an agreement and team up together in order to make America a better place?
I don't have an answer but I'm I fan of both (and I was the one who submitted the initial question). I'm a big fan of both figures and I wonder why they've so rarely seemed to intersect in the media. I think that they could make for a great alliance. And if not, I'd love to see a long-form debate...
Bernie Sanders's birth name is Bernard Sanders.
Bernie Sanders has: Played himself in "ABC Evening News" in 1953. Played Himself - U.S. Senator in "Crossfire" in 1982. Played Himself - Senator, Vermont in "Frontline" in 1983. Played Bernie in "Sweet Hearts Dance" in 1988. Played himself in "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" in 1992. Played himself...
The money people don't back him. Running for president is more than a person wanting to be president. There is a great deal behind the scenes in a political campaign, and it looks like Hillary has gotten the support she needs compared to Sanders. Sanders has been an independent most of his...
Despite his self-description as a socialist, and the continued pushing of this idea by the media, Bernie Sanders is not a socialist. A socialist is someone who advocates the replacement of capitalism with socialism, be it through reformist or revolutionary methods. Bernie Sanders...
Bernard "Bernie" Sanders is an American politician and the junior United States senator from Vermont. A Democrat as of 2015, he had been the longest-serving independent in U.S. congressional history.
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Bernie Sanders has traditionally been supported by the people of Vermont of which he is a senator. Demographically, he has done well with Democrats and Independents, particularly working class Democrats with middle to lower median incomes. He does well with people who self identify as...
He is a senator of Vermont and was once mayor of Burlington VT, a major city, and home of UVM.
We don't know. We can't predict the future!
No. He's against the NSA
Sanders is not a Freemason.
Bernie Sanders is older than Hilary Clinton by 6 years. He iscurrently 74 and Hilary Clinton is currently 68.
Bernie Sanders represents the state of Vermont.
Bernie believes that the big money of Super PACs should be left out of politics. He claims that by allowing corporations to have such a high campaign impact, it steers the election from being about the people to being about corporations. Bernie claims that the U.S. has almost reach oligarchy...
No, Sanders was born in Brooklyn, NY.
Senator Bernie Sanders bears a distinctive Brooklyn, New York accent. He was born and raised there, went to college in Chicago, and moved back to New York after college. He only moved to Vermont when he was nearly 30 years old and his Brooklyn accent was fully set in.
Bernie Sanders has been a senator for over 9 years and has a political career of over 35 years.
Bernie Sanders has made 1,867 USD in speaking fees, and gave it all to charity. For perspective Hillary and Bill Clinton have made 153 million in combined speaking fees since 2001.
Around 800,000 making him one of the poorest senators.
Bernie sanders became mayor of Burlington, Vermont in 1981 making his political career over 35 years long. He is the longest serving independent in congressional history.
Bernie Sanders started his political career as the mayor of Burlington, Vermont from 1981 to 1989. He then served in the US Congress as Vermont's only Representative, from 1991 to 2007. Since 2007, he has been the junior Senator representing Vermont in the US Senate.
Bernie Sanders has raised almost 140 million dollars at this point with 99.98% of that coming from individual donations with an average donation size of 27 dollars.
Senator Sanders's father's name was Elias Sanders. His mother's maiden name was Dorothy Glassberg.
September 8, 1941. That makes him 74 years old.
Bernie Sanders went to Brooklyn College and then transferred to the University of Chicago.
Bernie Sanders was born on September 8, 1941, making him 74 years old.
How does Bernie Sanders run his Presidential Campaign compared to the other Presidential Candidates?
Bernie Sanders refuses to take money from special interests and super PACS. His campaign is funded by small dollar donations.
Jane Sanders was born on October 8, 1950. As of April 2016, she is 65 years old.
Bernie Sanders has held public office for 26 years - as mayor of Burlington, US Representative from 1990 - 2006 and as a US Senator since then. In the years before, he was involved in politics.
Yes, he was on when Larry David hosted this season.
There can be more than one opinion, but Bernie Sanders is more presidential and will focus on the people.
10 years, but he was a member of the House of Representatives before that, and the Mayor of Burlington VT even earlier.
What is one of important problems that Bernie Sanders believes is a negative factor in Secretary Clinton's run for the Democratic nomination for the US presidency?
Whereas most people would immediately turn to the Benghazi email scandal, Bernie chooses specifically to avoid that topic and instead targets Clinton's favoritism by Wall Street and the fossil fuel industry. He calls Secretary Clinton out on lying to the American people by saying she will...
How has the expansion of social media and the Internet helped the presidential campaign of Senator Bernie Sanders?
I've seen a lot of memes that have convinced the younger population to vote Bernie Sanders.
Between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton which one has the best chance of defeating Donald Trump in the Presidential Election?
Most likely Hillary. As of 5/10/2016, Real Clear Politics' aggregate polling averages show Sanders beating Trump by 13 points while Clinton beats Trump by only 6.4 points. Both are trending downwards.
How can Senator Bernie Sanders be labeled as a democratic socialist when he has not advocated any industries in the US to be nationalized?
That's the difference between socialism and democratic socialism. Ever since Obama's election, the term "socialism" has been thrown around and used much too loosely, resulting in any kind of socialist policy to be labeled as socialism. Democratic socialism (even though Bernie is more of a...
If Bernie Sanders should lose the Presidential Election to Hillary Clinton could he run for President again in 2024?
He could run if he so chooses, but he'd be 83 years old by then.
Could The Green Party's Presumptive nominee Jill Stein's Plan B for Bernie Sanders to run on the Green Party Ticket actually work or will it fail?
If anything, it would split the Democratic vote and hand the election to Trump (see the elections of 1912, 1992, and 2000 for past examples).
Comic writer Larry David Plays Sanders on SNL.
No, he is not.
As of 6/24/16 he is and will continue to run until the Democratic Convention, but has said that it's unlikely that he will win over enough super delegates to become the nominee.
As of June 22, 2016, Bernie is endorsing himself.
What is Bernie Sanders special character traits that will define his legacy for the rest of Eternity?
Sanders will be remembered as an honest, incorruptible middle of the road Democrat. He is also a folk singer and author. Bernie Sanders is a middle of the road Democrat as is Barack Obama vs Hillary who is right wing. His honesty stands in sharp contrast to Hillary Clinton who has a...
Will Hillary Clinton make Bernie Sanders her Secretary of State after she wins the 2016 Election just like how Barack Obama made Hillary Clinton Secretary of State after the 2008 Election?
We cannot know whether she will until she is elected and announces her cabinet. The elections are in November 2016.
The Democratic Party. As a self-identified social democrat, with a belief in and respect for European-style welfare states, Sanders is unlikely to caucus with the Republicans.