Bernie Sanders, one of the good guys in Washington DC: The Senate tonight voted to block cuts in benefits for Social Security and disabled veterans. The amendment by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) put the Senate on record against changing how cost-of-living increases are calculated in a way that would result in significant cuts.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders argued that part of what holds the country back is it spends far too much money keeping people behind bars. Those dollars, he said in the first Democratic debate, could do much more good.
How Bernie Sanders Fought for Our Veterans One of America’s biggest ideologues knows how to make a deal. Read more: http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2015/07/how-bernie-sanders-fought-for-our-veterans-119708.html#ixzz3es2K1auS