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Weekend talking points: 7 top stories - April 20, 2012
What happened this week? The Secret Service was shamed. Dick Clark was mourned. And Tupac Shakur was resurrected
 
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Three Secret Service agents have been ousted, and more firings and a potential lawsuit are expected, after a humiliating scandal in which 11 men charged with protecting President Obama on a trip to Colombia were found drunkenly cavorting with prostitutes from a tacky brothel. The tawdry story hurts Obama in a closely fought election — potentially undermining his management prowess — and it's not going away anytime soon.

 

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