Four members of Sen. Bernie Sanders' (I-VT) presidential campaign this week conducted searches of data stored by Hillary Clinton's campaign and saved some of the files, according to reports from the Associated Press and NBC News.
A software glitch in the Democratic National Committee's database for voter information on Wednesday briefly allowed campaigns to view each other's data. Though the DNC houses each campaign's data through its vendor, NGP VAN, typically campaigns cannot view each others' data.
Computer logs show that Sanders employees conducted 25 searches of Clinton campaign information, according to the Associated Press. The staffers spent 40 minutes searching through Clinton's data, according to NBC News. The searches conducted by the Sanders campaign suggest that they could access the Clinton campaign's voter files for 10 early primary states, according to NBC.
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