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Democratic Donor Ed Buck Accused Of Running A Drug Den After A 3rd Man ODs

For more than two years, activists say, Buck has avoided being charged with a crime because he is white, wealthy and politically connected.

Updated at 11:40 a.m. ET

Los Angeles County prosecutors say they have charged Democratic donor and LGBTQ activist Ed Buck with running a drug house and other crimes after a man overdosed on methamphetamine at Buck's apartment last week. The man survived, but two other men have died from overdoses at Buck's apartment in the past two years.

Buck was arrested Tuesday night — after

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