Baseball already broke Sanders' heart once. He doesn't want to see other baseball fans lose out.
Sanders told comedian Stephen Colbert that President Joe Biden "likes people more than I like people."
"When you've got a war going on it's obscene to see a former president take the side of the aggressor," said Sen. Chris Van Hollen, a Democratic member of the Senate panel in charge of foreign relations.
Sanders is prodding the Biden administration to impose severe sanctions on the Russian leader, a step normally reserved for brutal autocrats.
Former President Donald Trump on Tuesday called Russian President Vladimir Putin's actions against Ukraine "genius" and "savvy."
"50 Republicans and 1 corporate Democrat allowed the $300 a month Child Tax Credit to expire," Sanders tweeted, calling it "morally obscene."
In an impassioned floor speech, Sanders said that the vast majority of people in the country are hurting — but not billionaires and CEOs.
"Blaming the rising cost of a burrito on a minimum wage worker who got a 50 cent pay raise. That's not inflation. That's price gouging," Sanders said.
"It is good to know some history... Invasion by Russia is not an answer; neither is intransigence by NATO," Sanders said.
"Democrats need to focus on the struggling working class, not giving more tax breaks to the wealthy," Sanders said. Other Democrats said not so fast.
Manchin also scoffed at the notion that he should be afraid of any primary challenger in West Virginia.
"They have not had to cast one bloody vote — which shows us where they're at," Sanders said of the legislative inaction. "We have got to change that."
Sanders in recent days has floated backing progressive primary challengers to Democratic senators who have rejected changing filibuster rules.
Scattered among at least three different efforts to primary Sinema in Arizona are several notable Sanders supporters and campaign veterans.
Gallego, a Marine turned Arizona congressman has not shied away from criticizing Sinema in recent weeks for her stances on the filibuster. His backers say he's the best Democrat to replace her.
As the Senate considers changing debate rules, Sanders told reporters that the two moderates will "have to go home and explain to their constituents."
Brown said he thought Sen. Gil Eavis, a fictional lawmaker in the series, was likely based off of Sen. Bernie Sanders.
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