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Monday, February 6, 2023

U.S.’ Negroponte to visit Seoul, Tokyo, Beijing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Deputy U.S. Secretary of State John Negroponte will travel to Seoul, Tokyo and Beijing this month, the State Department announced on Tuesday as the United States continues its push for a long-delayed declaration of North Korea’s nuclear activities.

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Democrats face yet another ‘day of destiny’

Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton faced a new day of destiny Tuesday with Democratic primaries in Indiana and North Carolina, as the climax approached in their gripping White House race.

Opinion polls pointed to another messy draw on the biggest single day of voting left in the epic battle for the Democratic nomination, with Obama tipped to win in North Carolina and Clinton ahead in Indiana.

The rivals raced through a frenetic campaign swing in the two states Monday but both signaled the contest would drag on through the bitter end of the primary calendar, on June 3 in Montana and South Dakota.

“We hope to do as well as we can, we started out pretty far behind,” Clinton told reporters on a late-night flight across Indiana.

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Bush on Hillary: ‘On second thought…’

President George W. Bush on Monday distanced himself from his confident prediction late last year that Senator Hillary Clinton would win the Democratic White House nomination.

“I predicted the Detroit Tigers to win the American League pennant last year, too,” Bush told ABC television. The Boston Red Sox won the pennant and the World Series of baseball.

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A holiday from common sense

The gasoline-tax holiday as proposed by Sens. Hillary Rodham Clinton and John McCain may be good politics, but it’s bad economics, very bad economics.

The idea is to suspend that 18.4-cents-a-gallon federal gas tax from Memorial Day to Labor Day, supposedly as a way of bringing some relief at a time many families take to the roads for summer vacation.

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