Bernard Sanders

US Senator, Jr Senator, Independent  



  • Gender
    Male

    Family
    Wife: Jane O'Meara; 1 Child, Levi; 3 Stepchildren: Heather, Carina, David.

    Hometown
    Burlington, VT

    Education
    BA, University of Chicago, 1964
    Attended, Brooklyn College.

    Professional
    Lecturer, Hamilton College, 1989-1990
    Lecturer, Harvard University, 1989
    Director, American People's Historical Society, 1977
    Author
    Documentary Filmmaker
    Free-Lance Writer.

    Political
    Senator, United States Senate, 2007-present
    Representative, United States House of Representatives, 1991-2007
    Mayor, City of Burlington, 1981-1989
    Candidate, United States House of Representatives, 1988
    Candidate, Governor, 1972, 1976, 1986
    Candidate, United States Senate, 1972, 1974
    Member, Liberty Union Party.

    Religion
    Jewish

    Congressional Membership
    Co-Chair, Congressional Child Care Caucus, 2003-2004
    Co-Founder/Officer, Congressional Progressive Caucus, 1991-1998
    National Guard and Reserve Components Organization
    Co-Chair, Prescription Drug Task Force.

    Organizations
    Member, Coalition on Population and Development
    Member, Friends of Ireland
    Member, Northeast-Midwest Coalition.

Federal Government
Last Update
10/23/2010
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