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|Things were already looking grim for the Republicans. Hurricane Katrina, high petrol prices, internal divisions over "war on terror" torture and phone-tapping, and endless bad news from Iraq all pointed to a drubbing in next month's mid-term congressional elections. Now the party leadership's alleged cover-up of an email sex scandal involving a gay Republican congressman, Mark Foley, could deliver the coup de grace.|
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