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China tells US to forget about asking Taiwan for invitation to Beijing summit

China tells US to forget about asking Taiwan for invitation to Beijing summit

 Chinese official tells US media that raising issue of self-ruled island’s independence ahead of summit is ‘making…

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Sarah Raphar, adviser to Barack Obama, is leaving White House for Clinton Foundation

Sarah Raphar, adviser to Barack Obama, is leaving White House for Clinton Foundation

The longtime health adviser to the White House, Ms. Raphar, will be joining the Clinton Foundation “as part…

05/12/20221 min read
Washington power brokers talk about the budget crisis

Washington power brokers talk about the budget crisis

Dear GOP,Here’s your list of “tax reform” milestones:1) Blow up Medicaid.2) Repeal, shift the offshoring of jobs overseas.3)…

01/25/20214 min read
New Maritime Junior Hockey League represents important change in culture of First Nations communities

New Maritime Junior Hockey League represents important change in culture of First Nations communities

Ten-year-old Izaac Cabrera was holding a sign that read, “The No. 1 priority for me is spreading the…

04/29/20223 min read
Tax cuts for the rich mean the budget deficit will be off the charts, analysis finds

Tax cuts for the rich mean the budget deficit will be off the charts, analysis finds

WASHINGTON — The sky-high tax-cut provisions under consideration by Congress in the wake of the GOP tax bill…

09/05/20212 min read
Small Talk: having a

Small Talk: having a

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Sarah Raphar, adviser to Barack Obama, is leaving White House for Clinton Foundation

ByAlan05/12/2022

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