A U.S. senator from Vermont, previously a U.S. representative and former mayor of Burlington. Bernie Sanders, 73, has described himself as a Democratic Socialist. Although he declared himself to be independent as a senator, he has caucused with Democrats and is running for the Democratic nomination for president in 2016.
Watch Sen. Sanders' Meet the Press interview on July 26, 2015:
Scroll below for the top trending stories about Bernie Sanders shared, tweeted, viewed and commented on by people worldwide on social networks as identified and ranked by Lead Stories' Trendolizer (patent pending.)
Corporations like Walmart are not poor. There is no reason they should be paying their workers poverty wages. In fact, Walmart is doing so well that they could increase their minimum wage to $16.66... -- https://www.facebook.com
We already know the Trump administration's policies on immigration are heartless on every level, and yet the news continues to get even worse. The idea of the government losing track of hundreds and... -- https://www.facebook.com
I was pleased to be joined by so many Vermonters in the Essex Memorial Day Parade today. Memorial Day is a time to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our country. We will never... -- https://www.facebook.com
Our health care system is inefficient, dysfunctional and outrageously expensive. Even people who have health insurance and do everything correctly will still get charged incredible sums of money for... -- https://www.facebook.com
We should have the best-educated population in the world, not the most incarcerated population. Instead of spending billions on jails and incarceration, we need to invest in our teachers and our schools. -- https://www.facebook.com
Earlier this week, Stacey Abrams won her primary election for Governor of Georgia. Stacey is running a truly progressive campaign - she has real solutions to help the working people of Georgia. I am... -- https://www.facebook.com
In the game of chicken between democracy and corporatism, Seattle demonstrated that people power can prevail... Sen. Bernie Sanders excoriated Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos in a damning video tweet this week that zeroed in on Bezos’ personal wealth ... -- https://www.commondreams.org
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