Wheeling and Dealing on Capitol Hill

How ‘Dapper Dan’ and ‘Maggie’ handled funding for colleges

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Sporting a stage-villain’s mustache, white patent-leather shoes, and rings on nearly every finger, Rep. Daniel J. Flood, the 74-year-old chairman of one the most powerful subcommittees on Capitol Hill, swooped into a Congressional hearing room last...

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