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Should Lawmakers Be Allowed To Invest In The Industries They Regulate?

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Rep. Ron Paul is captivated by gold. Over the past two decades, he has written books about the virtues of gold-backed currency. He has made uncounted speeches about the precious metal. He even took a leadership post on the House subcommittee that oversees the nation's monetary policy, mints and gold medals. But his focus on gold goes beyond the theoretical.

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