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  • s  presumptuously seeking success or a position in a new locality

  • Lampson, perhaps stung by GOP charges of carpetbagging he represented another Texas district in Washington for eight years is presenting himself as a champion of causes .
  • The carpetbagging charge faded because Clinton was there so much.
  • The carpetbagging charge faded because Clinton was there so much.
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  • Lookaway, Lookaway
    Jerene Jarvis Johnston and her husband, Duke, are exemplars of Charlotte, North Carolina’s high society, where old Southern money --- and older Southern secrets --- meet the new wealth of bankers, boom-era speculators, and carpetbagging social climbers.
    Aug. 1, 2013 - Book Reporter

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