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Sanders, Taibbi Hold Town Meetings
Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi held two town meetings to discuss the power, recklessness, and greed on Wall Street.
Veterans’ Committee Examines VA Budget
The Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs questioned Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki at a hearing on President Barack Obama’s proposed $153 billion budget for the VA in 2014.
Break Up Banks That Are Too Big To Fail
On April, 9 Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) introduced legislation to break up banks that have grown so big that the Justice Department fears the financial system would be put at risk if criminal charges were filed. Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) proposed a companion bill in the House.
Stop the Chained CPI
Sen. Bernie Sanders and President of AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka speak outside the Capitol along with members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus.
Brooklyn Veterans Medical Center
On April 1, 2013 Sen. Sanders, chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, visited the Brooklyn Veterans Healthcare Center.