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How Democratic power broker Tony Podesta lost it all

Tony Podesta dances at the National Museum of Women in the Arts 30th anniversary gala, in Washington in April 2017. Photo: Erin Schaff for The Washington Post via Getty Images

Democratic lobbyist Tony Podesta "had money, connections and a rarefied art collection. Then came a divorce, Paul Manafort and Donald Trump, and his world came crashing down," by The Wall Street Journal's Brody Mullins and Julie Bykowicz.

Flashback: "His lobbying firm ended 2015 as the third largest in Washington, D.C., with nearly $30 million in revenue from more than 100 clients ... With his longtime friend Hillary Clinton expected to win the White House, 2016 promised to be even better."