In New Orleans, BP has begun calling its first witnesses in a trial to determine who and what's to blame for the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill. BP likely will spend the next two weeks presenting its defense. Then the plaintiffs will have time to respond.
The political consultants need to get paid, and that direct mail needs postage. Then there's the website and the campaign staff. These are the things candidates in the upcoming Virginia primary are spending big money on.
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