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From oil prices to the chief justice’s margin of victory, some digits that made a difference… • The number of bipartisan senators who avoided going nuclear and ceased Democrat filibustering of judicial nominees: 14 • Criminal fine Riggs Bank paid after pleading guilty to laundering money for two former clients, including former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet: $16M • The amount the government sought from telecommunications tycoon Walter Anderson for failing to pay federal and District taxes over two decades: $200M • The cost of Anderson’s court-appointed defense team after the government froze the tycoon’s offshore accounts, rendering him indigent: $0 • Record price per barrel of oil reached on Aug. 29: $70.85 • Number of lawyers at the now-defunct Coudert Brothers: 0 • The amount currently earmarked for Iraq: $274B • The amount the Justice Department sought from Big Tobacco for past transgressions before a federal appeals court denied the attempt: $280B • Senate vote count confirming the nomination of John Roberts Jr. as chief justice of the Supreme Court: 78-22 • Salary of 434 members of Congress: $162,100 • The approximate “salary” of indicted former Rep. Randy “Duke” Cunningham: $2.6M • Profits per partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom: $1.76M • Number of opportunities given to Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers to fill out a Senate Judiciary quiz: 2 • Approximate difference in total cost between Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald’s $1 million leak investigation and Kenneth Starr’s Whitewater investigation: $59M

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