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Sanders Makes Greatest Use of Senate Position for Campaign

January 22, 2016, The Wall Street Journal

Robert Kelner is quoted by The Wall Street Journal in an article discussing Sanders’ use of his official position and related accounts to boost his presidential campaign efforts. According to Kelner, while the standards for using official accounts are “notoriously fuzzy,” Mr. Sanders’ operation is unusual. “Generally, members of Congress are quite careful to use their official accounts for strictly official activities.” He continues, “These days most of them have campaign Twitter handles, so they have a readily available vehicle for their campaign speeches.”

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