Sen Bernie Sanders proposes limits on surveillance:
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) introduced legislation to put strict limits on sweeping powers used by the National Security Agency and Federal Bureau of Investigation to secretly track telephone calls by millions of innocent Americans who are not suspected of any wrongdoing. Ref. Source 3
For heaven's sake, thank goodness for people with common sense! I'm just shocked that only few of my fellow Americans see wrong that we're being monitored and checked on a daily basis with the excuse of being protected...but well let me tell you something, it is US who must determine that, not the government!
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Senator Bernie Sanders asks: Is the NSA Spying on Congress?:
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today asked the National Security Agency director whether the agency has monitored the phone calls, emails and Internet traffic of members of Congress and other elected officials. Ref. Source 3
Sen. Bernie Sanders to USA TODAY: 'I am running in this election to win'
In an interview with USA TODAY, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., discussed his decision to run for president, which he will make official tomorrow. "I believe (Voters) want a fundamental change so that government works for ordinary Americans and not just billionaires," Sanders said. The Vermont senator will become the first major candidate to announce a challenge against Hillary Clinton in the Democratic presidential race. Ref. USAToday
Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders backs Obama's agreement with Iran:
The Vermont independent issued his statement after President Obama addressed some of Sanders' concerns during a Friday telephone call, according to his office. He discussed his intention to vote in favor of the agreement during an interview that will be broadcast Sunday on "Face the Nation." Ref. Source 9z
Bernie Sanders Applied for 'Conscientious Objector' Status During Vietnam, Campaign Confirms:
Bernie Sanders applied for conscientious objector status during the Vietnam War, his campaign confirmed. "As a college student in the 1960s he was a pacifist," Michael Briggs, campaign spokesman added in an email. "[He] isn't now." Ref. Source 6f