Ilario Pantano Running for Congress in North Carolina

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Ilario Pantano — the controversial Manhattan prep-school student turned Goldman Sachs analyst turned Marine who earned headlines for accusations that he executed two men in Iraq — has announced his candidacy for Congress in North Carolina. For his fascinating and complicated backstory, read Steve Fishman's 2005 New York profile of Pantano, the first Marine in Iraq to ever be charged with (and exonerated for) a capital crime. [WTOP]