User Profile for Senator Bernie Sanders (bsanders)
Senator Bernie Sanders
Bio: Senator Bernie Sanders
Sen. Bernie Sanders was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2006 after serving 16 years in the House of Representatives. He is the longest-serving independent member of Congress in American history. Born in Brooklyn, Bernie was the younger of two sons in a modest-income family. After graduating from the University of Chicago in 1964, he moved to the Vermont. Elected Mayor of Burlington by 10 votes in 1981, he served four terms. He has focused on the shrinking middle class and widening income gap in America that is greater than at any time since the Great Depression.
Joined: Apr 20 '07
Last login: May 20 '09