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Poll: Most Americans say their taxes too high, while the wealthy pay too little

...families.The findings echo the populist messages of two liberal senators - Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Bernie Sanders of Vermont - being courted by the progressive wing of the Democratic Party to run for president in 2016. The results...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-22/poll-most-americans-say-th
Sensible support

...won't commit to attending in March, but told reporters she hoped the speech "doesn't take place."Liberal Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., the first in the Senate to say he'll boycott the speech, is being joined by Democrats Patrick Leahy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-02-18/sensible-support
Price spikes for once-cheap generic drugs draw scrutiny from Senate lawmakers

...country who are sick and need medicine and who simply will not be able to buy the medicine they need," Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who leads the Senate Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging. Sanders is a political independent who usually votes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-20/price-spikes-once-cheap-ge
A crude tax

...the carbon tax outlined in the "Climate Security Act" proposed in 2013 by Sens. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., and Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., would cause a 30-percent increase in electricity costs by 2030, more than 1 million lost jobs and nearly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-01-15/crude-tax
Obama picks ex-P&G head to lead Veterans Affairs

...of hundreds of thousands of individual consumers of Procter & Gamble."Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., said in a statement that he looked forward to meeting with McDonald next week to get his views on issues...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-29/obama-picks-ex-pg-head-lead-
Lawmakers outraged US Olympic uniforms are made in China

...be made here on U.S. soil at the same price, at better quality," Gillibrand wrote along with Israel.Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., said that while millions of Americans are unemployed, "there is no reason why U.S. Olympic uniforms...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-07-12/lawmakers-outraged-us-olym
Lawmakers outraged US Olympic uniforms are made in China

...be made here on U.S. soil at the same price, at better quality," Gillibrand wrote along with Israel.Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., said that while millions of Americans are unemployed, "there is no reason why U.S. Olympic uniforms...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-07-12/lawmakers-outraged-us-olym
Fed chairman named Time's Person of the Year

...failing to anticipate the financial crisis and for approving massive bailouts to Wall Street's largest firms. Sen. Bernie Sanders, an independent liberal from Vermont, called him a "key architect of the Bush economy." Mr. Sanders has placed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/17/bus_559912.shtml
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What Obama doesn't want you to know

...image. How liberal? He's ranked as the most liberal U.S. senator -- to the left, even, of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who calls himself a socialist. In Citizens Against Govern-ment Waste's 100-point rating of senators and congressman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/31/edi_471449.shtml
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Pay czar won't fight banks to recoup compensation

...lawsuits from shareholders trying to recapture the executives' money, and he did not think that would be fair.Sen. Bernie Sanders, a Vermont independent, said he was disappointed that Feinberg decided there was no way to force the banks to return...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-07-23/pay-czar-wont-fight-banks-
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