Another Political Hit?

Ashley Turton, whose husband, Dan, is the White House’s deputy director of legislative affairs for the U.S. House, died in the early-morning incident in the garage behind 800 A Street SE, friends, her employer and congressional leadership aides said. City fire and police units responded to the vicinity of the home at about 5 a.m. Monday, according to fire department spokesman Pete Piringer

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Reuters reports:

Duke Energy said on Monday it agreed to buy Progress Energy Inc for $13.7 billion in stock, creating the largest U.S. power company if it wins approval from regulators in North and South Carolina.

Politico reports:

burning car this morning in a garage behind a Capitol Hill home is Ashley Turton, director of congressional affairs for Progress Energy, Inc. and wife of Dan Turton, the White House deputy director of House legislative affairs. Progress Energy is preparing a statement about her death.

Something is fishy here!

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