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August 20, 2014

Lieberman Gives $219K to Scholarship Fund

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Former Sen. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., has contributed $219,252 in leftover campaign and PAC funds to establish a scholarship fund for Connecticut students.

Lieberman reported yesterday that he closed his leadership PAC, Reuniting Our Country PAC, on July 22 and donated $19,252 in leftover funds to the Joe Lieberman Connecticut Scholarship Program, based in Saint Peter, Minn. The program will help five Connecticut students with tuition each year. Lieberman indicated to WTNH-TV that the fund had raised $840,000 and he was aiming at $1 million by the end of the year.

In its midyear report, Friends of Joe Lieberman, Lieberman’s campaign committee, reported it contributed $200,000 on May 21 to Scholarship America of Saint Peter, Minn., which will handle his scholarship fund. His campaign committee still has $524,909 cash on hand as of June 30.

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