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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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Too many Americans have fought and died to defend democracy. We cannot have a president who applauds a murdering despot as a ‘strong person’ who ‘truly loves his country.’ https://t.co/ibYWEzPmon
The Sears bankruptcy is yet another example that our economy is rigged for a powerful few at the top. Vulture capitalists have hollowed out a company to line their own pockets. It's time to build an economy that works for all of us, not just the 1%. https://t.co/tmSrXgBHKd
By attacking the media and condoning violent behavior toward journalists, Trump is giving a green light to authoritarians all over the world to endanger the lives of those who work for a free press.
We cannot have an ally who murders a dissident in cold blood, in their own consulate. That is unacceptable by any government, but especially by one so closely aligned with the United States.
The debate over climate change in Washington really has nothing to do with science. It has everything to do with campaign contributions.
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The crisis we face as a country is not because of voter fraud. It is because of voter suppression. If Republicans must intimidate and disenfranchise voters in order to win, then they should not be running for office in the first place.
The president makes it more and more clear with every authoritarian he meets that he not only admires them but wants to follow their lead.
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I have long been troubled by the nature of the relationship between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia. It's time for us to thoroughly reevaluate that relationship.
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Did you know we once had a Republican president who expanded Social Security? Maybe today's Republicans should listen to what he had to say about the program, instead of trying to destroy it.
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