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ALTHOUGH A REPUBLICAN RISING STAR, CONGRESSWOMAN SUSAN MOLINARI WOULD RATHER BE KATIE COURIC

She has been shot by celebrity photographer Nigel Parry for a profile in Harper's Bazaar. Two years ago, she and her husband, Congressman Bill Paxon, were named by PEOPLE as one of America's 10 most romantic couples, right alongside John Tesh and Connie Selleca. Still, it came as a shock when Republican Congresswoman Susan Molinari, 39, seemingly a rising star in her party since her selection as keynote speaker for the G.O.P. convention in San Diego last year, announced that she will abandon her House seat in August to co-host a Saturday-morning soft-news show on CBS. "Television," she explains, "has always...

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