WASHINGTON (AP) — Philanthropist David Rubenstein is donating $10 million to set up a research and education center focused on White House history.

The White House Historical Association announced the donation on Monday. The center would be located at Decatur House, a historic site near the White House that is operated by the association and owned by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

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The center is expected to be in operation by 2013.

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Rubenstein is a billionaire co-founder of a Washington-based private equity firm, The Carlyle Group. He served as a domestic policy adviser to President Jimmy Carter.

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