28-Year-Old Facebook Cofounder May Buy The New Republic

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Chris Hughes, the 28-year-old who cofounded Facebook with Mark Zuckerberg and a couple other roommates, is in the running to buy political mag The New Republic.The Huffington Post reports that Hughes is “a candidate” for the left-ish magazine, which has been part of the political scene for almost 100 years.

Hughes is reportedly worth about $700 million, and helped organise Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign online.