George W. Bush

Politicians' foundations not new

The Clinton Foundation has received significant attention lately with former Senator and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's interest in becoming president. The foundation was set up soon after former President Bill Clinton left office in 2000. It has a variety of purposes to help people around the world, including prevention and treatment for malaria and other diseases, increasing access to vaccines and building health care systems, to name a few. The foundation does good work around the world — and receives donations from around the world. Was it a conflict of interest for Hillary Clinton to serve as secretary of state while her husband raised funds for the Clinton...