You have to be in it to win it. But you don't have to be in it twice.
Theoretically, it can be done. So why isn't anyone undertaking this plan?
Perhaps the biggest decision the winners will face is where to spend the rest of their days.
Financial details have emerged about the woman whose complaint led to the resignation of the CIA head.
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The hoi polloi may be struggling to make the mortgage, but wealthy homeowners are spending $40 million on luxury digs 50 stories up.
The One-Percenters have done extremely well, but the Five-Percenters have done even better. Meanwhile, the middle class is losing wealth.
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