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BC Local News
Recent Lacombe high school reunion a tremendous successheld on Sept. 28th under the leadership of Bob Burris, said committee member Ja
BC Local News / Posted 2 days ago
held on Sept. 28th under the leadership of Bob Burris, said committee member Jack Oudman. Rounding out the committee were Gordon Brown, Gerald Creasey, Elaine (McKibbin) Huston, Margaret (Martin) Kamps, Oudman and Linda (Williams) Richter. This... Read more
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ABC News
What to know about presidential retreat Camp DavidGeorge W. Bush hosted many foreign leaders including Russian President Vladimir
ABC News / Posted 4 days ago
George W. Bush hosted many foreign leaders including Russian President Vladimir Putin, former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown and Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty ImagesFrench President Francois... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
The perfect spot for the Air & Water Showabout Elizabeth Regina's meetings with 65 years of prime ministers, ranging fro
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 5 days ago
about Elizabeth Regina's meetings with 65 years of prime ministers, ranging from modern figures such as David Cameron and Gordon Brown back to Winston Churchill. ("Crown" lovers can revisit episode 7, based on the play, as a one-hour trailer.)... Read more
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Western Advocate
Neo-liberalism has failed, says visiting British Labour figureseat in the 2015 election. Mr Balls was a key player in the Blair government s
Western Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
seat in the 2015 election. Mr Balls was a key player in the Blair government serving as top advisor to former Chancellor Gordon Brown and was instrumental in making the Bank of England independent, keeping Britain out of the Euro and convincing... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Neo-liberalism has failed, says visiting British Labour figureseat in the 2015 election. Mr Balls was a key player in the Blair government s
Kiama Independent / Posted 6 days ago
seat in the 2015 election. Mr Balls was a key player in the Blair government serving as top advisor to former Chancellor Gordon Brown and was instrumental in making the Bank of England independent, keeping Britain out of the Euro and convincing... Read more
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Manning River Times
Neo-liberalism has failed, says visiting British Labour figureseat in the 2015 election. Mr Balls was a key player in the Blair government s
Manning River Times / Posted 6 days ago
seat in the 2015 election. Mr Balls was a key player in the Blair government serving as top advisor to former Chancellor Gordon Brown and was instrumental in making the Bank of England independent, keeping Britain out of the Euro and convincing... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Neo-liberalism has failed, says visiting British Labour figureseat in the 2015 election. Mr Balls was a key player in the Blair government s
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 6 days ago
seat in the 2015 election. Mr Balls was a key player in the Blair government serving as top advisor to former Chancellor Gordon Brown and was instrumental in making the Bank of England independent, keeping Britain out of the Euro and convincing... Read more
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The North West Star
Neo-liberalism has failed, says visiting British Labour figureseat in the 2015 election. Mr Balls was a key player in the Blair government s
The North West Star / Posted 6 days ago
seat in the 2015 election. Mr Balls was a key player in the Blair government serving as top advisor to former Chancellor Gordon Brown and was instrumental in making the Bank of England independent, keeping Britain out of the Euro and convincing... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Neo-liberalism has failed, says visiting British Labour figureseat in the 2015 election. Mr Balls was a key player in the Blair government s
Daily Liberal / Posted 6 days ago
seat in the 2015 election. Mr Balls was a key player in the Blair government serving as top advisor to former Chancellor Gordon Brown and was instrumental in making the Bank of England independent, keeping Britain out of the Euro and convincing... Read more
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The Border Mail
Neo-liberalism has failed, says visiting British Labour figureseat in the 2015 election. Mr Balls was a key player in the Blair government s
The Border Mail / Posted 6 days ago
seat in the 2015 election. Mr Balls was a key player in the Blair government serving as top advisor to former Chancellor Gordon Brown and was instrumental in making the Bank of England independent, keeping Britain out of the Euro and convincing... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Neo-liberalism has failed, says visiting British Labour figureseat in the 2015 election. Mr Balls was a key player in the Blair government s
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
seat in the 2015 election. Mr Balls was a key player in the Blair government serving as top advisor to former Chancellor Gordon Brown and was instrumental in making the Bank of England independent, keeping Britain out of the Euro and convincing... Read more
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The Courier
Neo-liberalism has failed, says visiting British Labour figureseat in the 2015 election. Mr Balls was a key player in the Blair government s
The Courier / Posted 6 days ago
seat in the 2015 election. Mr Balls was a key player in the Blair government serving as top advisor to former Chancellor Gordon Brown and was instrumental in making the Bank of England independent, keeping Britain out of the Euro and convincing... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Neo-liberalism has failed, says visiting British Labour figureseat in the 2015 election. Mr Balls was a key player in the Blair government s
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 6 days ago
seat in the 2015 election. Mr Balls was a key player in the Blair government serving as top advisor to former Chancellor Gordon Brown and was instrumental in making the Bank of England independent, keeping Britain out of the Euro and convincing... Read more
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The Young Witness
Neo-liberalism has failed, says visiting British Labour figureseat in the 2015 election. Mr Balls was a key player in the Blair government s
The Young Witness / Posted 6 days ago
seat in the 2015 election. Mr Balls was a key player in the Blair government serving as top advisor to former Chancellor Gordon Brown and was instrumental in making the Bank of England independent, keeping Britain out of the Euro and convincing... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Neo-liberalism has failed, says prominent British Labour figure Ed Ballsseat in the 2015 election. Mr Balls was a key player in the Blair government s
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
seat in the 2015 election. Mr Balls was a key player in the Blair government serving as top advisor to former Chancellor Gordon Brown and was instrumental in making the Bank of England independent, keeping Britain out of the Euro and convincing... Read more
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The Age
Neo-liberalism has failed, says prominent British Labour figure Ed Ballsseat in the 2015 election. Mr Balls was a key player in the Blair government s
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
seat in the 2015 election. Mr Balls was a key player in the Blair government serving as top advisor to former Chancellor Gordon Brown and was instrumental in making the Bank of England independent, keeping Britain out of the Euro and convincing... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
At last, a good reason for welcoming Brexit - EU gravy train hits bufferspolitical myth has suddenly blown up in our faces. It has been universally ass
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
political myth has suddenly blown up in our faces. It has been universally assumed for two decades that Tony Blair and Gordon Brown, while having a historic dinner at the Granita restaurant in London's Islington, discussed how they would "share... Read more
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heraldscotland
Alex Salmond’s talents lie in world of politics not showbusinesschose (literally) to cultivate his gardens. Margaret Thatcher was the first to
heraldscotland / Posted 7 days ago
chose (literally) to cultivate his gardens. Margaret Thatcher was the first to embark on the lucrative lecture circuit; Gordon Brown reportedly hankered after a big international role. Unlike former US commanders-in-chief, who usually enjoy... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Kenyan opposition supporters urged to skip work to rally against election result Britain's Prime Minister Gordon Brown meets Raila Odinga, Prime Minister of K
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
Britain's Prime Minister Gordon Brown meets Raila Odinga, Prime Minister of Kenya, at 10 Downing Street, London. August 13 2017 Kenyan opposition supporters urged to... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Kenyan opposition leader condemns police killings Britain's Prime Minister Gordon Brown meets Raila Odinga, Prime Minister of K
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
Britain's Prime Minister Gordon Brown meets Raila Odinga, Prime Minister of Kenya, at 10 Downing Street, London. August 13 2017 Kenya's opposition... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Tony Blair reveals reading Trotsky inspired him to enter politics at universityof what she regarded as my sort of Oxford student socialism. So she made that v
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 11 days ago
of what she regarded as my sort of Oxford student socialism. So she made that very clear." Mr Blair also disclosed how Gordon Brown - with whom he later feuded bitterly when they were both in government - helped him write his first Labour Party... Read more
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The News and Star
Tony Blair reveals reading Trotsky inspired him to enter politics at universityof what she regarded as my sort of Oxford student socialism. So she made that v
The News and Star / Posted 11 days ago
of what she regarded as my sort of Oxford student socialism. So she made that very clear." Mr Blair also disclosed how Gordon Brown - with whom he later feuded bitterly when they were both in government - helped him write his first Labour Party... Read more
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express
Blair reveals Russian communist Trotsky 'changed his life' and made him pursue politicsof what she regarded as my sort of Oxford student socialism. So she made that v
express / Posted 11 days ago
of what she regarded as my sort of Oxford student socialism. So she made that very clear." Mr Blair also revealed how Gordon Brown helped him write his first Labour Party speech when they were both shadow junior ministers. He added: ”It was a... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Tony Blair says he used to be a Trot and believed Labour wasn't left wing enoughimmigrants and the left go anti-business, I mean this will not produce solution
Daily Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
immigrants and the left go anti-business, I mean this will not produce solutions."Read More Mr Blair walso revealed how Gordon Brown - with whom he later feuded bitterly when they were both in government - helped him write his first Labour Party... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
11 quaint pictures of people using technology for the first timeMP to play Snake during a lull in proceedings? 8. Blair also got to try out th
EveningTimes Online / Posted 12 days ago
MP to play Snake during a lull in proceedings? 8. Blair also got to try out the camera on flip phone, the lucky guy. 9. Gordon Brown was getting technological in 2010 when he sent a tweet while visiting the Disaster Emergencies Committee. (Dan... Read more
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Channel 4 News
Brink of collapse – how the global financial crisis beganIceland’s three biggest commercial banks – Glitnir, Kaupthing, and Landsbanki –
Channel 4 News / Posted 12 days ago
Iceland’s three biggest commercial banks – Glitnir, Kaupthing, and Landsbanki – collapse. To protect British depositors, Gordon Brown uses anti-terror legislation to freeze the UK based assets. 8 October 2008: eight central banks including the... Read more
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Scotsman
Alistair Darling reveals ‘most scary moment’ of the financial crisisare going to be paying more in their monthly payments, that’s when you need to
Scotsman / Posted 12 days ago
are going to be paying more in their monthly payments, that’s when you need to watch out.” The former Chancellor under Gordon Brown added: “I think in some ways the biggest danger is when you get complacent about these things. “The next crisis... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Flipping burgers with the Presidentofficers," he said. The job at Chequers, the PM's country house, followed in 2
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
officers," he said. The job at Chequers, the PM's country house, followed in 2002 and Graham has worked for Tony Blair, Gordon Brown, George Osbourne and Theresa May. "It is so varied. One weekend you can be cooking for the family and the next... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Ten years ago today the financial crisis blew up politics forever – and it's not over yetwhen Britain had just said goodbye to Tony Blair and welcomed – yes, welcomed,
Daily Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
when Britain had just said goodbye to Tony Blair and welcomed – yes, welcomed, for he briefly enjoyed solid popularity – Gordon Brown to Downing Street. A defining feature of the Blair decade was a degree of public comfort with wealth. New... Read more
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Weekly Times
Ideal match of data and old-school skillsTECHNOLOGY has revolutionised the way Gordon Brown farms. For five years, the 6
Weekly Times / Posted 13 days ago
TECHNOLOGY has revolutionised the way Gordon Brown farms. For five years, the 61-year-old, who has managed properties around Australia his whole life, has held the reins of the 1215ha property, Shelburn, at Shelford, west of Geelong. The property,... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Does Theresa May have the nerve to dismiss her turbulent Chancellor?we shall have to "wait and see". Sir Vince Cable, the new leader of the Libera
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
we shall have to "wait and see". Sir Vince Cable, the new leader of the Liberal Democrat party, once memorably likened Gordon Brown to Mr Bean. I am now going to label Sir Vince 'Mr Grouch'. We do not expect our party political leaders to... Read more
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UEFA News
UEFA Champions League 2018 - Celtic-Astana Background – UEFA.comregistered Astana's first-leg goal. • The line-ups for the second leg in Glasg
UEFA News / Posted 14 days ago
registered Astana's first-leg goal. • The line-ups for the second leg in Glasgow on 3 August 2016 were: Celtic: Gordon, Brown, Griffiths, Armstrong (Touré 61), Janko, Lustig, Roberts (Johansen 31), O’Connell, McGregor, Forrest (Dembélé... Read more
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Daily Mail
Dozens of National Trust volunteers quit over Gay Pride badge scandaland precise phrasing which one acquaintance described as ‘school-marmy and patr
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
and precise phrasing which one acquaintance described as ‘school-marmy and patronising’ She was made a dame in 2008, when Gordon Brown was Prime Minister, and rose to become Permanent Secretary of the Home Office in 2011. But her tenure was... Read more
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Daily Mirror
7 political holidays that look totally joyless next to Corbyn's summer breaksaid at the time: "This is not jolly people going to dinner, it's an educationa
Daily Mirror / Posted 18 days ago
said at the time: "This is not jolly people going to dinner, it's an educational seminar." Must have been a great trip.4. Gordon Brown's Suffolk sufferanceGordon Brown rocking 'smart casual' with his wife Sarah (Image: PA) Gordon Brown, famous... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Albert Edwards: "The Last Time Happened Was In January 2008"of the 1992 FT article below is Ed Balls, who went on to become a significant f
Zero Hedge / Posted 18 days ago
of the 1992 FT article below is Ed Balls, who went on to become a significant figure in Tony Blair?s Labour government as Gordon Brown?s chief economic confidant. More recently he has starred in the UK Strictly Come Dancing (Dancing with the Stars... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Cyber-security centre for UKpowers hacking into public sector and the country’s IT infrastructure, reported
Computer Business Review / Posted 18 days ago
powers hacking into public sector and the country’s IT infrastructure, reported the Guardian. The UK’s Prime Minister Gordon Brown would publish details of the initiative as part of the new national security strategy to be announced later in... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Ruth Davidson, the Conservatives’ northern starother since school or Oxbridge and spend their lives alternately knifing each o
Namibia Economist / Posted 20 days ago
other since school or Oxbridge and spend their lives alternately knifing each other and making up. Though not as dour as Gordon Brown, Ms Davidson exudes an admirable disdain for such southern decadence. She points out that these are serious... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Why schoolmarm Theresa needs to wield the big stickthe White House to chaos and an unholy mess, which makes Theresa May's problems
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 20 days ago
the White House to chaos and an unholy mess, which makes Theresa May's problems at Westminster seem puny by comparison. Gordon Brown once said of Tony Blair that he could never again trust a word he said. That could be applied in spades to... Read more
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EuroNews
View: The modest social initiative that has paid back dividendsby Gordon Brown, former Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer of the U
EuroNews / Posted 20 days ago
by Gordon Brown, former Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer of the United Kingdom Big ideas are few and far between. Progress usually occurs incrementally, bit by bit. But sometimes a big idea – even one that starts modestly – can... Read more
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walesonline
Angela Merkel's party shows how Welsh Labour could be independentunleashed in the UK.Why some are scepticalScotland has produced leading figures
walesonline / Posted 21 days ago
unleashed in the UK.Why some are scepticalScotland has produced leading figures of recent governments, such as former PM Gordon Brown and ex-Chancellor Alistair Darling Welsh Labour has held power in the Assembly since its formation since... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Rotary support pushes Ipswich woman Melissa Day’s fundraising efforts ‘beyond wildest dreams’but has since set up his own farming business. Melissa’s work was supported by
Ipswich Star / Posted 21 days ago
but has since set up his own farming business. Melissa’s work was supported by Sarah Brown, wife of former prime minister Gordon Brown, and comedian Romesh Ranganathan. She was also shortlisted for a Women of the Future Award in 2016. Through... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, July 30, 2017at the Thredbo Alpine Village in southeast Australia. Ten years ago: President
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
at the Thredbo Alpine Village in southeast Australia. Ten years ago: President George W. Bush and British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, meeting at Camp David, forged a unified stand on Iraq, aiming to head off talk of a splintering partnership in... Read more
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express
Let us rule our England with an English parliament, says FRANK FIELD MPIsn’t the answer to the West Lothian question to establish an English parliamen
express / Posted 22 days ago
Isn’t the answer to the West Lothian question to establish an English parliament? The only rational conversation I had with Gordon Brown was when he questioned if I genuinely believed in an English parliament. I replied that I did. “But how do you... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
We do believe in fiscal discipline unlike many of Philip Hammond’s cabinet colleaguesto the party with the highest degree of economic plausibility. Whatever our tri
Daily Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
to the party with the highest degree of economic plausibility. Whatever our tribal loyalties, Ken Clarke, George Osborne, Gordon Brown and Ed Balls were serious people who valued a reputation for economic competence and competed seriously for... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
JULY 30at the Thredbo Alpine Village in southeast Australia. Ten years ago: President
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
at the Thredbo Alpine Village in southeast Australia. Ten years ago: President George W. Bush and British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, meeting at Camp David, forged a unified stand on Iraq, aiming to head off talk of a splintering partnership in... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Today in Historyat the Thredbo Alpine Village in southeast Australia. Ten years ago: President
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 22 days ago
at the Thredbo Alpine Village in southeast Australia. Ten years ago: President George W. Bush and British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, meeting at Camp David, forged a unified stand on Iraq, aiming to head off talk of a splintering partnership in... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, July 29, 2017a military salute and the declaration: "I'm John Kerry and I'm reporting for du
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
a military salute and the declaration: "I'm John Kerry and I'm reporting for duty." Ten years ago: British Prime Minister Gordon Brown arrived at Camp David in Maryland for a private dinner as well as meetings with President George W. Bush. Tens... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
The £3bn bill for Leeds city council’s ‘buy now, pay later’ PFI projectsfinal agreement in 2041 and a payment of £109m made last year alone. PFI was t
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 23 days ago
final agreement in 2041 and a payment of £109m made last year alone. PFI was the only game in town under [Tony] Blair and [Gordon] Brown. If you didn’t join in you didn’t get any funding.Stewart Golton Officials say that because central government... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
JULY 29a military salute and the declaration: �I�m John Kerry and I�m reporting for du
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
a military salute and the declaration: �I�m John Kerry and I�m reporting for duty.� Ten years ago: British Prime Minister Gordon Brown arrived at Camp David in Maryland for a private dinner as well as meetings with President George W. Bush. Tens... Read more
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FOX News
Blumenthal gave diplomatic advice to Hillary Clinton as early as 2009, emails showwith Clinton became clearer in a June 2009 email. Blumenthal passed an email al
FOX News / Posted 24 days ago
with Clinton became clearer in a June 2009 email. Blumenthal passed an email along to Clinton from then-U.K. Prime Minister Gordon Brown and spoke of her helping him with “Adams” in a meeting with Martin McGuiness of Northern Island. Adams is... Read more
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