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|Ka-ching!Its Sen Min Whip Trent Lotts turn to trade in his US Capitol pin for cold hard cash on K Street.So what drove the timing of this talented and politically secure senators departure from the chamber?Fear of lost income from a newly passed ethics law that imposes a 2-year ban on former senators ability to lobby their old colleagues,say Lotts allies.The 2-year ban takes effect on 1/1.Lotts retirement:by year's end.|
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