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Cindy McCain Divests $2 Million with Sudan Ties

Cindy McCain, wife of Republican presidential candidate, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) (Associated Press)

By Michael D. Shear
Cindy McCain, wife of Republican presidential candidate John McCain, on Wednesday divested herself of $2 million in mutual funds that invested in Sudan after inquiries from a news organization.

Sen. John McCain has called for international sanctions against the Sudanese government for killings in Darfur. The Associated Press reported that his wife sold the mutual funds -- American Funds Europacific Growth fund and American Funds Capital World Growth and Income fund. Both funds have holdings in companies that operate in Sudan.

Cindy McCain's decision to sell the investments come after several other presidential candidates, including Democrat Barack Obama, last year chose to divest of Sudan-related stocks and mutual funds. Her investments in the mutual funds are listed on disclosure forms McCain is required to file as a senator and candidate.

By Web Politics Editor  |  May 14, 2008; 7:39 PM ET
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