Perkins Coie's Myriad Roles Raise DNC Conflict Questions

Should a law firm represent both a political party and a candidate's campaign while that campaign is still competing for the party nomination? That was the situation with Perkins Coie, whose ties to various Democratic Party organs has raised the ire of supporters of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, as well as the skeptical eye of other political observers.

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