A day in the life of U.S. Rep. Bernie Sanders in the Republican-controlled Congress. "My role here has changed," Sanders says.
by Kevin J. Kelley | May 25, 1995
A look at the "regressive property tax" — a Sanders issue from the beginning — and Montpelier's efforts to reform it.
by Peter Freyne | Apr 6, 1995
Sanders manages to hang on to his seat in the U.S. House — with less than 50 percent of the vote — as Republicans make significant gains in Washington, D.C. and Vermont.
by Kevin J. Kelley | Nov 16, 1994
Sanders fends off Republican challenger John Carroll to keep his seat in Congress, despite — or perhaps because of — an NRA campaign against him.
by Peter Freyne | Nov 16, 1994
An advertisement for Sanders reelection to the U.S. House hints at the complexities of regulating guns in Vermont.
| Nov 2, 1994
Sanders dodges bullets in a battle between a supportive columnist for the Vermont Sportsman and the NRA.
by Peter Freyne | Oct 5, 1994
Congressman Bernie Sanders and his challenger John Carroll weigh in on the news of the day — the merger of Fanny Allen Hospital and Medical Center Hospital of Vermont — and the role of government in health care.
by Bernie Sanders | Oct 5, 1994
A new sportsmen's group targets Sanders — who was first elected to Congress with help from the gun lobby — for defeat. Its slogan: "Bye Bye Bernie."
by Peter Freyne | Aug 31, 1994
Ending months of speculation, Congressman Bernie Sanders officially announces he will not challenge Senator Jim Jeffords in November.
by Peter Freyne | May 4, 1994
Vermont Times publisher Nat Winthop tries to keep up with Sanders in the halls — and tunnels — of the U.S. Congress.
by Nat Winthrop | Apr 27, 1994
A less-than-firm answer about whether Sanders would run against then-governor Howard Dean fuels speculation about the congressman's political future. A run for senator? President?
by Peter Freyne | Apr 13, 1994
Quoting pundit Garrison Nelson, Peter Freyne on Sanders' awkward position in the House of Representatives: "Bernie's not quite marginalized, but there's a cap on his career."
by Peter Freyne | Mar 30, 1994
Bernie Sanders on the push for single-payer healthcare in Vermont and more speculation on a potential bid for U.S. Senate.
by Peter Freyne | Mar 16, 1994
Congressman Bernie Sanders — and Vermont's own Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield — stir up opposition to bovine growth hormone, or BGH.
by Peter Freyne | Feb 23, 1994
Will Bernie Sanders' "rendezvous with destiny" lead him to challenge Senator Jim Jeffords in November? Or will he hang on to his seat in the House?
by Peter Freyne | Feb 9, 1994
Bernie Sanders: Still working to get warning labels on carpets; still fighting against NAFTA in what looks like a losing battle.
by Peter Freyne | Nov 18, 1993
Vermont Governor Howard Dean compares Sanders to Ronald Reagan in carefully worded health-care slam.
by Peter Freyne | Nov 18, 1993
Ross Perot and Bernie Sanders team up in the fight against NAFTA.
by Peter Freyne | Nov 4, 1993
Back from a trip to Mexico, Congressman Bernie Sanders lays out his argument in opposition to the North American Free Trade Agreement, aka NAFTA.
by Bernie Sanders | Oct 28, 1993
Peter Freyne speculates about Bernie's senatorial plans and ambitions while ribbing him about a being in Mexico "to get a hundred more reasons to support his rock-solid position against NAFTA."
by Peter Freyne | Oct 14, 1993
Peter Freyne conducts a congressional diversity check and three white men who don't hire many people of color. Sanders doesn't employ a single black staffer.
by Peter Freyne | Aug 19, 1993
by Pamela Polston | Aug 19, 1993
Peter Freyne contrasts Sanders' awkward appearance at a Progressive shindig in Vermont with his "solid performance" on "Larry King Live." Says Freyne, "He's gone to Washington and found it agrees with him."
by Peter Freyne | Jul 15, 1993
Congressman Bernie Sanders, the Burlington mayor who brought foreign policy to local politics, fights against toxic carpeting and indoor air pollution. A mom-and-apple-pie issue in a build-up for a Senate bid?
by Peter Freyne | May 6, 1993
Vermont Democrats turn out to vote for Bill Clinton in his first presidential bid — and also independent Bernie Sanders. He's easily reelected to Congress for the first time.
by Stuart A. Seidel | Nov 5, 1992