"I am disappointed but not surprised by the vote," Sen. Bernie Sanders says after Amazon warehouse workers in Alabama vote against forming a union.
Why did Amazon respond so combatively to criticism from Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren? @karaswisher takes a look at the company's strategy.
CONFIRMATION HEARING: Sen. Bernie Sanders questions Neera Tanden about corporate donations: “$5.5M from Walmart... $900,000 from Bank of America, $550,000 from JP Morgan Chase, $550,000 from Amazon, $200,000 from Wells Fargo, $800,000 from Facebook, and up to $1.4M from Google.”
On the first day of the year, Sen. Bernie Sanders actively fought for the $2,000 stimulus checks. Sanders says "socialism for the rich" is Amazon paying no taxes and getting millions of dollars in rebates. Amazon is owned by Jeff Bezos, the richest man on Earth.
Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren have hammered Amazon on the stump, but their campaigns have also spent hundreds of thousands of dollars buying supplies off the site
Are you a current or former Amazon employee? Please share your experiences with Sen. Bernie Sanders.
FACT CHECK: Bernie Sanders claimed that Amazon pays not “one nickel” in federal income taxes. He's correct — for the previous two tax years, Amazon’s filings showed that it expected to receive money back, not that it owed money. #DemDebate
"‘Am I going to demand that the wealthy and large corporations start paying their fair share of taxes?’ Damn right, I will!” Sen. Bernie Sanders said he’d raise money for his ambitious policy proposals by raising taxes on Amazon and companies like it. #SandersTownHall
Sen. Bernie Sanders plans to unveil legislation on Thursday titled The Stop Walmart Act, aimed at raising wages at the retail giant; Walmart, and companies including Amazon and American Airlines, have drawn Sanders' ire due to concerns about a living wage