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He’s clearly not expecting to be one of the Republicans appointed to the Obama cabinet. So why hang around and suffer the inauguration crowds? According to the New York Post: Former GOP presidential hopeful, senator, “Law and Order” actor Fred Thompson is reportedly offering to rent his one-bedroom condo in Washington, D.C. for the five-day price tag of $30,000 during inauguration festivities.

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