Bernard "Bernie" Sanders – Biographical Profile and Positions on the Issues

Candidate for U.S. President

June 7, 2016 California Democratic Party Presidential Primary

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Websiteberniesanders.com
PO Box 391Burlington, VT 05402
(802) 862-1505
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Biographical
General (political statement of goals, objectives, views, philosophies)
Personal (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)
Profession (professional and work experience outside politics)
Civic (past and present organizations, charities involvement)
Political (dates and titles of previously held political offices)
Religion (current and past religious affiliations, beliefs)
Accomplishments (significant accomplishments, awards, achievements)
Education (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)
Military (branch, years of service, active duty experience, highest rank, medals, honors, type and date of discharge)
Reasons & Objectives
Why I Am Running for Public Office
Goals If Elected
Achievements If Elected
Areas to Concentrate On
Opinions of Other Candidates
Immigration
Immigration, a General Statement
Illegal Immigration and Reform
Dream Act
Guest Worker Program
Deportation
Citizenship for Illegal Immigrants
Trade
Trade
North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
Globalization
Trade Deficit
Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA)
Other Trade Agreements
National Security & Terrorism
National Security
Muslim Terrorist Attacks
NSA Surveillance of Citizens
Radical Islam
National Security Agency (NSA)
USA Patriot Act
Government
Partisan Gridlock
American Minorities
African Americans
Gay, Lesbian & LGBT
Gay, Lesbian & LGBT
Gay Marriage
Prohibiting Same Sex Marriage Recognition between States (Defense of Marriage Act)
Sexual Orientation Discrimination
Sexual Orientation in Anti-Discrimination Laws
Federal Constitutional Anti-Gay Marriage Amendment
Employment Non-Discrimination Act
Gays Serving in the Military
Gays Adopting Children
Iran
Iran, a General Statement
Iran Nuclear Deal
Iran Diplomacy
Foreign Policy
Foreign Policy
Refugee Crisis
Overseas Interventions
Russia, Ukraine and Eastern Europe
Middle East
Middle East
ISIS
Israel
Syria
Military & Defense
Military
Use of Military Force
Defense
Defense Spending
Commander in Chief
Gitmo
Jobs
Jobs
Guns
Guns
Gun Control Legislation
Renewal of Ban on Assault Weapons Purchases
Economy
Economy
Wealth Inequality
Decline of Middle Class
Business
Business
Wall Street
Banking
Labor Wages & Unions
Labor
Wages
Minimum Wage
Taxes
Taxes
Tax Proposals
Tax Code
Tax Reform
Income Tax Rates
Taxing the the Wealthiest 1%
Corporate Income Taxes
Taxes on Interest, Dividends, and Capital Gains
Estate Taxes (Death / Birth Tax)
Taxes Policy
Education
Education
Higher Education
Student Loans, Scholarships and Pell Grants
Improving Education
Illegal Drugs & Marijuana
War on Drugs
Marijuana, a General Statement
Elections & Politics
Elections
Personal Campaign Funding
Campaign Contribution Limits (Citizens United)
Koch Brothers
Campaign Spending Limits
Campaign Finance Reform
Voting and Election Reform
Voting Right of Felons & Ex-Prisoners
Environment
Environment, a General Statement
Global Warming, Climate Change
Keystone XL Pipeline
ANWR (Arctic National Wildlife Refuge) Oil Drilling
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Environmental Regulation
Carbon Tax
Greenhouse Gas Emission Limits
Cap-and-Trade System to Reduce Carbon Emissions
Kyoto Protocol
Internet, Media & Communications
Internet, a General Statement
Internet Neutrality
Internet Privacy Protections
Federal Budget & Fiscal Policy
Reducing the Deficit
Debt Limit
Medical Insurance
Health Insurance, a General Statement
Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
Universal Medical Care / Insurance
Medicare
Medically Uninsured or Underinsured
Crime
Crime, a General Statement
Police & FBI Agents
Reducing Crime
Youth and Gang Crime
Violence Against Women
Domestic Violence
Courts, Laws & Justice
America's Criminal Justice System
Health & Medical
Health & Medical Care, a General Statement
Improving Health & Medical Care
Reducing Health Care Costs
Medical Research
Energy, Gas, Oil & Autos
Energy, a General Statement
Oil and Gas Subsidies
Fuel Efficiency & Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) Standards
Offshore Oil Drilling Safety Standards
Values, Religion & Family
Family
Family Values
American Values
Sexual Misconduct of Politicians
Religion
Child Care
Indecency in the Media
Transportation
Infrastructure
Civil Rights
Civil Rights, a General Statement
USA Patriot Act
Gender Equality & Women's Issues
Human Rights
Prescription Drugs
Prescription Drugs, a General Statement
Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program for Seniors
Importing Prescription Drugs from Canada
Negotiating Pharmaceutical Prices
Social Security & Pensions
Social Security, a General Statement
Long Term Viability of Social Security
Privatizing Social Security
Pensions, a General Statement
Pension Reform
Financial Crisis
Financial Crisis
Banks too Big to Fail
Bank & Financial Corp Bailouts
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