The National Museum of American History opened a gift shop this week that sells only American-made merchandise. The change came "thanks to a determined senator," Diane Sawyer said on ABC World News. It all started when Bernie went shopping for gifts for his grandchildren and saw that small busts of U.S. presidents were made in China. "A museum owned by the American people, designed to express our history and our greatness, should sell products made by American workers," he said.
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Fighting for a Fair Budget
A member of the Senate Budget Committee, Bernie is leading the fight against a Republican plan to decimate Medicare and Medicaid. Incredibly, the House-passed budget also would give $1 trillion in tax breaks to the wealthiest Americans and profitable corporations. He staked out his position on the budget in a Huffington Post column.
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