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Oops. Looks like Rep. Greg Meeks just plain forgot to disclose those personal loans.

Over the weekend, the News described his finally fessing up to their existence. What is going on here? What were the loans for? What were the terms and conditions? Why disclose them now?

"I regret these oversights and take full responsibility for them," he told Greg B. Smith. "I want to assure my colleagues and my constituents that I have created internal procedures to help avoid such oversights in the future."

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Hah?

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