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Bloomberg Politics reports that Alan Grayson profited from “Pariah State” gold mine

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Alan Grayson’s rough week just got a bit rougher. A week after Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid called on the Florida congressman to drop his Senate bid amid scrutiny surrounding his hedge fund, BloombergPolitics reports that Grayson’s family has cashed in a long-held investment in a mining company that derives its revenue almost entirely from Eritrea, a small East African country. Human Rights Watch labeled Eritrea “a pariah state,” in part, for its system of forced labor. Grayson is pushing back, however, saying that he wasn’t aware of…

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