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Candidate cancels campaign after background questioned

Reporter John Frank and researchers at the St. Petersburg Times exposed the murky past of Congressional candidate Jim King. King, a Republican running against the incumbent in the GOP primary, fudged his professional medical credentials and biographical information for years. The investigation "found he made inaccurate claims about his professional background and his time with the military in Afghanistan in 2001. The evidence prompted the cancellation of his campaign Wednesday."

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