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|But the GOP didn't count on a string of events that would set its ambitious plans on end. Costs ballooned in Iraq, and many Americans turned against the war. Hurricanes devastated the Gulf Coast. Two vacancies sprang up on the Supreme Court, and the president's second nominee has landed with a thud. A probe into a CIA leak is shaking the White House's top political adviser, Karl Rove. A probe into a stock sale is shaking Senate Republican leader Bill Frist of Tennessee. And criminal indictments in a campaign finance case forced Tom DeLay of Texas, the House GOP leader, to step aside from his leadership post.|
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