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Murdoch aide details links with politicians

Tells inquiry of e-mail, parties

LONDON - They kept in touch, she said Friday, by telephone, text message, and e-mail. They met at lunches and dinners. They socialized at cocktail parties, birthday parties, summer outings, Christmas celebrations, and, in one heady instance, on a yacht in Greece.

So chummy were the relations between Britain’s political leaders and Rebekah Brooks, a former chief executive of Rupert Murdoch’s British newspaper subsidiary, that at one point Brooks found herself cheekily lecturing a future prime minister, David Cameron, about how to avoid humiliating himself by text message, she said.

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