"It is extraordinarily courageous for workers to take on one of the world's wealthiest and most powerful corporations, a company that spent unlimited sums of money to defeat the organizing effort," the Vermont senator tweeted.
The unionization effort in Alabama was the largest one among U.S. Amazon employees, with nearly 6,000 workers eligible to vote.
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders' iconic inauguration mittens have their own Twitter account, unofficial merchandise line and now a Cameo page.
"He makes $152,000 per *minute* and yet his workers are forced defecate in bags," Omar said, accusing Bezos of retaliating against workers seeking to unionize.
The Vermont senator told MSNBC that "a lot of work" has been already done internally in terms of bringing Democrats together on issues such as the $15 minimum wage.
The federal minimum wage has not been raised in more than a decade, but Democrats are pushing to increase it to $15 an hour.
The Vermont senator said the Amazon CEO feared workers would unionize elsewhere in the U.S.
So far, 64 Washington lawmakers want relief checks to be reoccurring, starting with a fourth stimulus payment.
The former president's daughter-in-law said that it was a rare occasion that she agreed with the Vermont independent senator.
The independent Senator for Vermont is set to visit Amazon workers in Alabama on Friday amid union debates.
Progressives continue to push for $15 an hour, despite their failure to get the raise included in the recently passed American Rescue Plan.
Senator Bernie Sanders said he wasn't "particularly comfortable" with a sitting president being blocked from expressing his views on Twitter.
The Vermont senator said access to food and health care in the U.S. were more urgent matters than space travel.
"I won't be distracted by this partisan, Republican recall—but I will fight it," Newsom declared Monday.
In a TV appearance, the Vermont senator pressed Amazon's CEO to explain recent reports of alleged aggressive anti-union tactics being used to prevent warehouse employees from organizing.
"If the choice is doing it without Republican support and moving aggressively...to me the choice is pretty clear: we do it," the Vermont senator told NPR Saturday.
The PRO Act would strengthen union rights to strike for better pay and conditions and give new protections to union elections, among other reforms.
"We're putting money directly into people's pockets—not in the pockets of billionaires and massive corporations," Representative Pramila Jayapal said.
"I think that every Republican wants to raise the minimum wage," said the Democratic senator from West Virginia. "Everyone's just not in sync with Bernie Sanders at $15."
The Vermont senator told CNN's Anderson Cooper that the fight to raise the federal minimum wage would continue.
Ultimately seven Democrats and one independent joined with Republicans in blocking the Vermont senator's amendment to the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill.
The Arizona lawmaker has faced criticism for her gesture as she rejected the provision to raise the federal wage to $15 an hour.
"Federal minimum wage, which has not been raised since 2007 by Congress is a starvation wage. $7.25 an hour. If anybody thinks that we're giving up on this issue, they are sorely mistaken," Sanders said after the vote.
In a fiery speech on the floor, Sanders called it "disgraceful" that Congress hasn't raised the minimum wage since 2007.
The Vermont senator has said he would continue to push for a $15 minimum wage after it was deemed not part of budget reconciliation.
"It now seems clear that there is no path forward to gain confirmation, and I do not want continued consideration of my nomination to be a distraction from your other priorities," Tanden wrote.
"Not only do these payments help keep families out of poverty, but they act as economic stimulus," Democratic senators wrote in an open letter to President Joe Biden on Tuesday.
Sanders has also vowed to force a vote on the measure in the Senate this week.
The Senate majority leader said congressional Republicans at CPAC were "unconscionable" while the budget committee chairman said the GOP was becoming "authoritarian."