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Sanders gets extension on disclosing finances

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(AP) -

Bernie Sanders has asked for and received another 45 days to disclose information about his personal finances.

Still a Democratic candidate for president, Sanders is required to file the paperwork. He has not been campaigning since the beginning of June, when Hillary Clinton effectively locked up the nomination.

But the Vermont senator's lawyer is telling the Federal Election Commission that Sanders' "current campaign schedule and officeholder duties" are causing delays in filing the personal finance paperwork; the lawyer gave a similar reason when seeking the first 45-day extension at the end of April.

The documents would provide a snapshot of how he and his wife, Jane Sanders, earned money last year.

Clinton and Republican Donald Trump both filed their annual financial information weeks ago.

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