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Sen. Bernie Sanders is the longest serving independent in congressional history. Tweets ending in -B are from Bernie, and all others are from a staffer.

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We need to ask the hard questions that the corporate media fails to ask: who owns America, and who has the political power? Why, in the richest country in the history of the world are so many Americans living in poverty? https://t.co/FBpZfZj1FZ
I was proud to have worked with Rep. Louise Slaughter during my 16 years in the U.S. House of Representatives. Throughout her career, Louise was a leading figure in the fight for economic, social and racial justice. She will be missed by her constituents and the entire country.
Monday night at 7 PM ET we are holding an incredibly important town hall on the rise of oligarchy and the collapse of the middle class. I hope you will join us. https://t.co/mi7fpOgjol
Today is the last day to apply for summer internships with Senator Sanders in his Burlington and Washington, DC offices. See here for more information: https://t.co/EPSZUJsFvB
Whether or not it's talked about on the major networks, income and wealth inequality is one of the defining issues of our time. Please join me, @SenWarren, @MMFlint, @DarrickHamilton and others on Facebook Monday, March 19 for an incredibly important discussion.
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Thank you @NAACP President @DJohnsonMSNAACP a@MarjInnocentnd for coming in to discuss community engagement and support for health equity and public schools. I greatly appreciate the work you are doing.
"I'm here to fight for my life because we're scared. We never know if we're going to come back home from school." – High School Student Cindy Marquez
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Next Monday, March 19th, we will be live streaming a discussion the likes of which you'd never see in the mainstream media. I hope you will tune in.
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What kind of message does it send when a defense contractor is paid 100 times more than the secretary of defense? Corporate interests should never take precedence over the interests of taxpayers or our national security.
Thank you to the young people throughout this country who are walking out today and who have the courage to do what the United States Congress is not doing: lead us forward to stop the slaughter that we have seen from coast to coast due to gun violence. #NationalWalkoutDay
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