Fittest loser
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Ex-New Orleans mayor Nagin charged with bribery, fraud

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Associated Press/Dec. 23, 2008 Then-New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin speaks during an interview in his office at City Hall in New Orleans.

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Nagin, a former cable television executive, was a political novice before being elected to his first term as mayor in 2002, buoyed by strong support from white voters. He cast himself a reform-minded progressive who wasn't bound by party affiliations.
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