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Sen. Bernie Sanders buys lakefront home for nearly $600,000

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U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, the tribune of working people, has bought his third house for nearly $600,000. U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, the tribune of working people, has bought his third house for nearly $600,000.
SOUTH HERO, Vt. -

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, the tribune of working people, has bought his third house for nearly $600,000.
    
Fresh off the presidential campaign trail, the self-described Democratic socialist bought a seasonal waterfront home on Lake Champlain in North Hero, Vermont, for $575,000.
    
The independent senator and his wife also own a row house in Washington, D.C., and a home in Burlington, Vermont, a Sanders' spokesman said.
    
Jane O'Meara Sanders says her family recently let go of a home they had owned in Maine, enabling her and her husband to buy the place in the Lake Champlain islands. She says her family had owned a lake home in Maine since 1900 but didn't have time to go there in recent years, particularly since her parents died.

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