WASHINGTON (AP) — Before Bernie Sanders took the stage to formally launch his 2020 presidential campaign this month, the candidate's most influential adviser took the mic. To cheers, Jane Sanders...
Institute founded by Sanders’ wife, son is shutting down
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The Sanders Institute, a think tank founded by Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' wife and son, is shutting down, at least for now, amid criticism that the...
Jane Sanders glad Burlington College investigation is over
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The wife of Vermont independent Sen. Bernie Sanders says she expected to be cleared by a federal investigation into her role as president of the now-defunct Burlington College, but she doesn't want to say anything more.
Jane O'Meara Sanders told The Associated Press on Tuesday she wouldn't talk about the investigation when it was underway, and "now that it's over, I am not going to start."
Spokesman: No charges for Bernie Sanders’ wife in land deal
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Vermont have closed their investigation into a college land deal involving the wife of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders and decided not to charge her, a spokesman for the couple said Tuesday.
Jane Sanders was informed by the U.S. attorney's office that she would not be charged, Sanders spokesman Jeff Weaver said.
Jane Sanders is grateful the investigation is over.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — An economic development official says a financial services company had considering buying some of a now-defunct college's lakefront property while U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders' wife was president of the Vermont school.
Burlington College closed last year after struggling under the weight of its $10 million purchase of property and buildings from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Burlington in 2010 during Jane Sanders' presidency.
When is math “sexism”?
When it doesn’t add up, and is then used to investigate the wife of a liberal U.S. senator.
When Jane Sanders was kicked out as president of Burlington College in 2011, the small Vermont school was massively in debt, on the verge of shutting down and hemorrhaging money from a sweetheart land deal.
Or as her husband, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, describes it: In better shape than it had ever been!
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont building that housed a now-defunct college where U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders' wife was president has been sold at auction.
The Burlington Free Press reports People's United Bank took ownership of the former Burlington College property Wednesday for $3.1 million, about $650,000 less than the college has in debts.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A Republican lawyer pushing the allegations that Sen. Bernie Sanders' wife committed bank fraud to win a loan while president of a now-defunct Vermont college has a long history of filing complaints against left-of-center politicians in the state.
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The source behind a scandalous allegation against Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders casts doubt on the strength of the accusation.
Closed Burlington College auctions off last assets
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A tiny Vermont college that closed in May has auctioned off its last bits of assets.
Burlington College had faced financial troubles in recent years. It closed in May.
Popular Vermont punk music venue is closing its doors
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A popular Vermont punk music venue, established with the help of the wife of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, is closing after 32 years.
Vermont Public Radio reports (http://bit.ly/2g8SjIB ) 21 bands played at Saturday's final show at 242 Main in Burlington.
The city of Burlington, which owns the building, is closing it down due to structural problems.
Burlington punk music venue closing doors after 32 years
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A popular Vermont punk music venue is closing its doors after 32 years of shows.
WCAX-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2fTFVfN) 242 Main, a Burlington venue, is hosting its final show Saturday. The city of Burlington, which owns the building, is closing it down due to structural problems that would reportedly cost $15 million to fix.
Assets of defunct Burlington College to be auctioned
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The assets of Vermont's defunct Burlington College are being sold to the highest bidder.
WCAX-TV (http://bit.ly/2e9yAI6 ) reports the online and onsite auction at the North Avenue location will be held Dec. 7.
A preview of available items will be held Nov. 15.
The former president of a small, private Vermont college says a multimillion-dollar loan from Bridgeport-based People’s United Bank helped hasten the college’s downfall, and should never have been offered.
She further hinted the loan was made because of the college’s connection to U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, the Vermont independent who challenged Hillary Clinton for this year’s Democratic presidential nomination.
Sanders’ wife defends non-disclosure, vacation home buy
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders has pushed hard for transparency on U.S. trade and campaign finance, but has been far less aggressive in disclosing his own personal finances.
Now his wife and campaign confidante, Jane O'Meara Sanders, is defending the senator's decision not to file a candidate personal finance disclosure and talking about the purchase of a new vacation home.