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on March 15, 2019 in Featured World News

Sanders Institute to Close Over ‘Blurred Lines Between Family, Fundraising and Campaigning’

by Mary Chastain “The lack of transparency and the family ties have drawn criticism from good-government advocates.” Jane Sanders, the wife of Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), announced the temporary shutdown of The Sanders Institute. The nonprofit think tank, founded by Jane and her son David Driscoll, has come under fire “amid criticism that the nonprofit has blurred the lines between family, fundraising and campaigning.” From The Associated Press: The Vermont-based institute has stopped accepting donations and plans to suspend all operations by the end of May “so there could not even be an appearance of impropriety,”...

by Mary Chastain “The lack of transparency and the family ties have drawn criticism from good-government advocates.” Jane Sanders, the wife of Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), announced the temporary shutdown of The Sanders Institute. The nonprofit...

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