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AS OTHERS PLOT PRESIDENTIAL DREAMS OUTSIDE THE TWO PARTIES, BILL BRADLEY HINTS HE MAY JOIN THE CROWD

Back in the days when Bill Bradley was playing forward for the Knicks in Madison Square Garden, it often seemed that his greatest gift was something akin to clairvoyance. He sensed not only where every other player on the court was at any moment but also where they would be next. Well before he felt the ball on his fingers, Bradley was already in position to score.

That instinct for opportunity put him in the Basketball Hall of Fame, and it may have been at work again last week. The New Jersey Democrat announced that he will retire at the end...

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