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January 12, 2009 2:06 PM

Inauguration tickets: In the new D.C., money still talks

Fort Worth billionaire Robert Bass has hard-to-get tickets to the presidential inauguration that he got the old-fashioned way, through a hefty donation. Fort Worth resident Lynda Hill was an Obama supporter, too, but all her $250 contribution got her was a nice, formal inaugural invitation "suitable for framing." She’s going to the inauguration, anyway.

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