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Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 04/16/2012

Romney might nix HUD; Clinton lets her hair down; and a working woman flashback (read-this roundup)

Here’s what the Loop’s reading Monday morning:

Mitt Romney may target HUD. (Michael Conroy - Associated Press)
Sorry, Dad — Mitt Romney has plans to nix the agency his father once led. The former Massachusetts governor said at a private fundraiser that he would eliminate some agencies and combine others — and he singled out Housing and Urban Development — which his father once headed — for elimination, our colleague Rachel Weiner reports.

No scrunchie required — Secretary of State Hillary Clinton let her hair down in Colombia, according to some pics snapped at a Cartagena bar.

Will work for... — Here’s an interesting Romney flashback in which the candidate has a different definition of stay-at-home moms than his more recent one, courtesy of our colleague Ezra Klein.

Dome builders — And in honor of Emancipation Day, here’s a fascinating photo gallery about the building of the Capitol Dome and the role of slave labor.

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