03/05/2012 03:20 pm ET Updated May 05, 2012

Jeffrey Thompson: A Primer

Federal agents raided the home and office of Jeffrey Thompson, among the largest contributors to D.C. political campaigns, on Friday, prompting Wilson Building observers to murmur excitedly throughout the weekend. But Thompson keeps a pretty low profile, for a guy whose companies and employees have given hundreds of thousands of dollars to politicians.

So LL wrote up a little guide to the perplexed on why the raid shocked insiders so much.

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