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Democratic Congressman: RIP, Hugo Chavez

5:38 PM, Mar 5, 2013 • By MICHAEL WARREN
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New York congressman Jose Serrano, a Democrat, posted a message on his Twitter page celebrating the death of Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez:

Serrano and Chavez have a relationship that dates back at least to 2005, when the congressman brokered a deal with Chavez to have Citgo, a division of Venezuela's state-owned oil corporation, provide discounted heating oil to his constituents in the South Bronx (via Ben Smith).

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