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Marion Barry's Former Drug Supplier Tied To Jeffrey Thompson Network

The investigation continues into the vast political donor network of D.C. businessman Jeffrey Thompson, and new documents released show a connection between Thompson and former Mayor Marion Barry's one-time drug dealer. 

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Age, Demographics And Ethics Make For A Tough Primary For Charlie Rangel

Charles Rangel's long career in Congress is at risk in Tuesday's New York primary. He is 82, faces a redrawn district, and is coming off being censured by his colleagues.
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Locals Watch As Romney Donors Flood Park City

Donors, fundraisers and Republican luminaries gathered in Park City, Utah, over the weekend for the Romney Victory Leadership Retreat. Those who attended received briefings from Romney campaign officials and had opportunities to interact with Romney.
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Rep. Rangel Campaigns In Changing N.Y. District

Two years ago, Democratic Rep. Charlie Rangel survived a series of ethics scandals to win re-election in his New York district. Rangel has represented Harlem and upper Manhattan in Congress since 1971. But the 82 year old faces a vigorous primary challenge on Tuesday in a district where Latinos are the majority.
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Romney's Next Challenge: Woo Skeptical Republicans

The presumptive GOP nominee took knocks from congressional Republicans during the party's presidential primaries. But Mitt Romney and his supporters are hoping Republicans will rally behind him ahead of what looks likely to be a hard-fought and close election against President Obama.
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Romney Backers Wrap Up Utah Retreat

Eight hundred top donors to Republican Mitt Romney's presidential campaign are wrapping up a weekend retreat in Park City, Utah. There, they've been given access to some of the biggest names in Republican politics, including Romney. The price of admission: $50,000. Politico reporter Ginger Gibson offers her insight.
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'Who I Am': N.Y.C. Council Speaker On Politics, Faith

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn has a notable biography. She's from an Irish family, she's Catholic and gay. Her grandmother survived the Titanic, and her fathers spends every day with her at City Hall. Quinn is widely expected to run for mayor next year, and she tells guest host David Greene that government might get a lot more done if people would just get along.

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