Tuesday, March 1, 2016

GO! BERNIE ~




V O T E


B E R N I E     S A N D E R S

P R E S I D E N T




United States Senator
from Vermont
Assumed office
January 3, 2007
Serving with Patrick Leahy
Preceded by Jim Jeffords
Chairman of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
In office
January 3, 2013 – January 3, 2015
Preceded by Patty Murray
Succeeded by Johnny Isakson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Vermont's at-large district
In office
January 3, 1991 – January 3, 2007
Preceded by Peter Plympton Smith
Succeeded by Peter Welch
Mayor of Burlington
In office
April 6, 1981 – April 4, 1989
Preceded by Gordon Paquette
Succeeded by Peter Clavelle
Personal details
Born Bernard Sanders
September 8, 1941 (age 74)
Brooklyn, New York City, U.S.
Political party Liberty Union (Before 1979)
Independent (1979–2015)
Democratic (2015–present)
Spouse(s) Deborah Shiling (1964–1966)
Jane O’Meara (1988–present)
Domestic partner Susan Mott (1969)[1]
Children Levi (with Mott)
Dave (stepchild)
Carina (stepchild)
Heather (stepchild)
Residence Burlington, Vermont, U.S.
Alma mater Brooklyn College (1959–60)
University of Chicago (1960–64)
Ethnicity Jewish
Signature
Website Senate website
Campaign website





photograph by bob arnold







Charles Blow from the New York Times


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