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After pleading guilty to cocaine possession, Rep. Trey Radel’s big announcement tonight was that he’s taking a leave of absence from Congress and getting treatment for what he described as “this disease.”

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Nick Martin is an associate editor at TPM in New York City. He came to the site in 2011 as a reporter for TPMMuckraker. Previously, he worked in Arizona, first as a staff reporter for a local newspaper and later as a freelance journalist. He also ran the news blog Heat City. Contact him at nick@talkingpointsmemo.com
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