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Barry gives away 2,000 turkeys but won't say who paid for them

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For a few hours on Tuesday, D.C. Councilman Marion Barry, who has repeatedly billed himself as "an excellent politician" and "one of the most successful elected officials in America," said he wasn't about politics. Instead, as he helped distribute 2,000 Thanksgiving turkeys in the Southeast D.C. ward he represents, Barry said his motive was simple benevolence. "This is humanitarian. I'm a...

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