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Spin cycle: Naked ambition

Which was the most fevered lunge for self-promotion by a power player? Vote at

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spincycle.

1. Texas Gov. Rick Perry touting a "day of prayer and fasting" in a stadium.

2. President Barack Obama urging Congress to cancel a week off and stay in D.C. to conduct business.

3. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid promptly canceling the July 4 recess.

Last week's "winner": Suffolk Legis. Jack Eddington linking the Medford pharmacy killings to police cuts.

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