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Best of 2005: Oddest Political Coupling

Hillary Clinton and Newt Gingrich caught our attention

Hillary Clinton and Newt Gingrich's mind-meld on healthcare. If the lightning rod of the left can make nice with the former rock star of the right, what's next–world peace? And who said this town was a partisan pit?Washingtonian staffers contributing to this section were Cristina Abello, Susan Baer, Susan Davidson, Ken DeCell, Rebecca Dreilinger, Kim Isaac Eisler, Mary Clare Fleury, Kimberly Forrest, Brooke Lea Foster, Garrett M. Graff, Cynthia Hacinli, Thomas Head, Todd Kliman, Ann Limpert, Chad Lorenz, Leslie Milk, Aparna Nancherla, William O'Sullivan, Cindy Rich, and Chris Wilson. Also contributing were Cathy Alter, Ann Cochran, and Matthew Graham.