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us: Sanders, Bernard

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    • us: Sanders, Bernie
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1941-09-08
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Burlington (Vt.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Vermont
    • Birth Place

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Chicago
        • Affiliation End: 1964
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. House
        • Affiliation Start: 1991
        • Affiliation End: 2007
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
        • Affiliation Start: 2007
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Democratic Party (U.S.)
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    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Politicians
          (lcsh) Legislators--United States
            (lcsh) Mayors
        • Additonal Related Forms

          • us: United States. Congress. House
          • us: United States. Congress. Senate
        • Sources

          • found: His Eugene V. Debs ... [SR] 1979: label (Bernard Sanders)
          • found: Outsider in the House, 1997: CIP t.p. (Bernie Sanders)
          • found: Congressional staff dir., 1996: p. 672 (Bernard Sanders; nickname is Bernie; b. Sept. 8, 1941 New York; Independent member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Vermont since 1991)
          • found: Biographical directory of the United States Congress website, June 20, 2013 (Sanders, Bernard, a Senator and a Representative from Vermont; Senate years of service: 2007- ; born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., September 8, 1941; graduated from Madison High School, Brooklyn, N.Y.; B.S., University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill., 1964; faculty, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 1989; faculty, Hamilton College, Clinton, N.Y., 1990; carpenter; journalist; unsuccessful independent candidate for election to the United States Senate in 1972 and 1974; unsuccessful independent candidate for election for governor of Vermont in 1972, 1976 and 1986; mayor of Burlington, Vt., 1981-1989; unsuccessful independent candidate to the One Hundred First Congress in 1988; elected as an independent to the One Hundred Second and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1991-January 3, 2007); was not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives but was elected as an Independent to the United States Senate in 2006 for the term commencing January 3, 2007; reelected in 2012 for the term ending January 3, 2019; chair, Committee on Veterans Affairs (One Hundred Thirteenth Congress))
          • found: Wikipedia, November 6, 2015 (Bernie Sanders; Bernard "Bernie" Sanders (born September 8, 1941); American politician and the junior United States Senator from Vermont. The longest-serving independent in U.S. Congressional history, Sanders caucuses with the Democratic Party and has been the ranking minority member on the Senate Budget Committee since January 2015; born and raised in the borough of Brooklyn, in New York City; elected mayor of Burlington, Vermont's most populous city, in 1981. He was reelected three times before being elected to represent Vermont's at-large congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives in 1990; elected to the U.S. Senate in 2006; announced his intention to seek the Democratic Party's nomination for president on April 30, 2015; his campaign was officially launched on May 26, 2015, in Burlington)
        • Change Notes

          • 1979-11-28: new
          • 2016-07-26: revised
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