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Bernie Sanders

Politician
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Net worth 2018: $800 Thousand
Residence: Brooklyn
Country: United States
BirthDay: 8 September 1941
Sigh: Libra
Education: 1964 - University of Chicago, Brooklyn College, James Madison High School
BIOGRAPHY

Bernie Sanders was bornon 8 September 1941 in Brooklyn, American, is Politician. Bernie Sanders is an American politician and a candidate for Democratic nomination for President of the United States in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Presently, he is a senator from Vermont, and though a Democrat at the moment, he had been the longest-serving independent in U.S. congressional history. A politician with an illustrious career spanning several decades, he had previously served for two years as chair of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee and is a co-founder of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. Born in Brooklyn as the son of Jewish immigrants from Poland, he was raised in a middle-class family. Intelligent and ambitious from a young age, he went to the University of Chicago where he became involved in the civil rights movement and served as an organizer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. His interest in politics further developed in the following years and he was elected mayor of Burlington, Vermont's most populous city, in 1981. He proved to be a popular politician and went on to win a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. An independent, he entered into a caucus with the Democrats as his prominence in the national political arena grew. In 2015 he announced his plans to run for the Democratic presidential nomination.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2018

$800 Thousand

TIMELINE
2015

In 2015, he announced that he was seeking the presidential nomination for the Democratic Party in the 2016 U

2012

The citizens, impressed by his outspoken stance on tax and insurance, signed online petitions urging Sanders to run for the 2012 presidential election

2011

His speech was published in February 2011 by ‘Nation Books’ as ‘The Speech: A Historic Filibuster on Corporate Greed and the Decline of Our Middle Class’

2010

He delivered an 8½-hour speech against the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 which gained him many supporters

2008

in 2008, and received much media attention for his 8½-hour speech against the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010

2007

He won the election and assumed office as United States Senator from Vermont on January 3, 2007

2006

In 2006 he ran for the Senate against Republican businessman Richard Tarrant

1991

Sanders served in the House from 1991 until he became a senator

1988

Years later in 1988, he tied the knot again with Jane O’Meara Driscoll

1981

In 1981, he was elected mayor of Burlington, Vermont, by only 12 votes

1969

Then he became involved with Susan Campbell Mott who gave birth to his son, in 1969

1966

Bernie Sanders was once married to Deborah Shiling who he divorced, in 1966

1964

He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science in 1964

1960

His interest in politics grew during the 1960s and he began his political career in 1971 as a member of the Liberty Union Party

1959

Sanders studied at Brooklyn College for a year in 1959–60 before moving to the University of Chicago

1941

Bernie Sanders was born on September 8, 1941 in Brooklyn, to Dorothy and Eli Sanders, Jewish immigrants from Poland

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