What Washington is talking about this week.

What Washington is talking about.
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What Washington is talking about this week.

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10. New This Week [UP ARROW]

Exhibit A
Corruption. Smithsonian chief Lawrence Small resigns over what one senator calls his "Dom Perignon lifestyle." As the institute's most successful fund-raiser ever, Small clearly wanted a few more perks than free IMAX tickets. He doesn't get a severance package, but those $2 million in housing and office expenses over the last six years should do him just fine.

Christopher Beam is a writer living in Beijing.

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