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Sharpton runs up big debt

Democratic presidential candidate Al Sharpton, who has billed his campaign for hotel stays of more than $1,000 a night, has campaign debts totaling $485,696, including unpaid staff salaries dating to last May, finance reports show.

As of Jan. 31, Sharpton's campaign had just $1,039 in the bank, according to Federal Election Commission reports. -- Sharpton Debts Top $485,000, FEC Says (Washington Post)