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On the Hill. As time runs out for Wolfowitz, key World Bank overseers in the U.S. Congress are weighing in. Representative Barney Frank (D-MA), who chairs the House Financial Services Committee, says he’d be much happier to sign a U.S. check to a Wolfowitz-free World Bank.

And seeing as how Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), who controls the U.S. contribution to the Bank as chair of the Senate foreign operations subcommittee, has already drawn comparisons between Wolfowitz and Gonzalez, it looks bleak for IDA fundraising on Capitol Hill. Bummer for the “development-intellectual mandarins” whose perks and salaries have received some unwanted attention of late.

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