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February 2, 1989 | DAVID LAUTER, Times Staff Writer
President Bush on Wednesday named federal appeals court Judge Kenneth W. Starr to be solicitor general, a position that in the past often has been a steppingstone to the Supreme Court. The solicitor general is the government's chief advocate before the high court and a key player in formulating federal policy on legal questions. Several of the Supreme Court's most prominent members during this century have served in the post--most recently Thurgood Marshall.
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February 2, 1989 | DAVID LAUTER, Times Staff Writer
President Bush on Wednesday named federal appeals court Judge Kenneth W. Starr to be solicitor general, a position that in the past often has been a steppingstone to the Supreme Court. The solicitor general is the government's chief advocate before the high court and a key player in formulating federal policy on legal questions. Several of the Supreme Court's most prominent members during this century have served in the post--most recently Thurgood Marshall.
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January 26, 1985 | United Press International
President Reagan announced Friday his intention to appoint Assistant Secretary of State Richard T. McCormack to be the U.S. Representative to the Organization of American States.
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January 14, 1991
BAKER INFLUENCE: Secretary of State James A. Baker III is moving toward a decidedly wider role in formulating U.S. international economic policy, until now almost exclusively the province of the Treasury Department. Last week's appointment of Baker confidante Robert B. Zoellick to be undersecretary of state for economic affairs (replacing Richard T. McCormack) was designed to lay the groundwork for the shift, top policy-makers say. Zoellick, a former aide to Sen.
BUSINESS
September 5, 1989 | from Reuters
The United States promised Japan today that it will attack its deep-rooted economic problems quickly but it failed to win a similar assurance from Tokyo. At the end of two days of high-level talks, U.S. officials said Washington agreed with many of Japan's proposals for cutting their huge trade gap, including the need for more U.S. savings. "We agreed with a great deal of the suggestions of our Japanese colleagues," Undersecretary of State Richard T. McCormack told reporters.
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November 11, 1987 | Associated Press
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega pledged today that his government will comply "100%" with the Central America peace agreement and renewed his call for a direct dialogue with the United States to settle differences. Ortega's call for a direct dialogue with the United States was immediately rejected by the U.S. ambassador to the Organization of American States, Richard T.
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February 28, 1988 | DON SHANNON, Times Staff Writer
The permanent council of the Organization of American States on Saturday night seated the envoy of the government of Panamanian strongman Manuel A. Noriega over the objection of U.S. Ambassador Richard T. McCormack.
NEWS
January 8, 1987 | DON SHANNON, Times Staff Writer
The Reagan Administration's top Central American diplomats met Wednesday in Miami with Costa Rican officials to hear new proposals for Nicaraguan peace. State Department spokesman Phyllis Oakley announced Wednesday night that Ambassador Philip C. Habib, the special envoy to Central America, and Elliott Abrams, assistant secretary of state for inter-American affairs, conferred with Costa Rican Foreign Minister Madrigal Nieto "to discuss the current situation in Central America."
OPINION
February 17, 1991 | Clyde V. Prestowitz and Gioia Marini, Clyde V. Prestowitz, a former U.S. trade negotiator, is the author of "Trading Places: How We Allowed Japan to Take the Lead" (Basic.) He and Gioia Marini are president and research assistant, respectively, at the Economic Strategy Institute
Let's stop spanking Japan. The posture is humiliating for both countries. U.S. negotiators were in Tokyo recently to follow up on the implementation of the agreement reached in the Structural Impediments Initiative talks last summer. They reported little progress in the negotiations, which aim to reduce a wide variety of informal trade barriers permeating the Japanese economy and to eliminate U.S. policies, such as massive budget deficits, that hamstring America's trade performance. The U.S.
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May 14, 1991 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
He is, they say, one lobe of Jim Baker's brain--the consummate inside strategist who provides the ideas and intellectual underpinning for the programs that James A. Baker III has advanced, first as secretary of the Treasury and now as secretary of state. So the nomination of Robert B. Zoellick to be undersecretary of state for economic affairs has caused Washington insiders to take notice. A job that has been something of a bureaucratic backwater is about to become much more important.
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February 28, 1988 | DAN WILLIAMS, Times Staff Writer
The deposed president of Panama, Eric A. Delvalle, slipped away from his home and went into hiding Saturday, hours before the military here moved to order him into exile, U.S. and Panamanian sources said. Relatives and friends of Delvalle said that he secretly departed his ranch-style house near Panama City's financial district about midnight, eluding a military cordon that had been set up around his residence late Friday. In Washington, Juan B.
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