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Federal politics reporter Sarah Kleiner was featured on CNN’s The Lead to discuss her story on a web of charities who say they’re raising money for veterans, but spend the majority of it on overhead costs instead.

Read the stories:

Veterans charity raises millions to help those who’ve served. But telemarketers are pocketing most of it

Charities employ controversial telemarketers to tug on heartstrings — and loosen purse strings

Telemarketer for conservative causes pays $250,000 fine

Watchdog dings veterans charities after Center for Public Integrity investigation

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