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April 17, 1993 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In one of the oddest coalitions ever assembled in this town of strange alliances, the 38-member Congressional Black Caucus--Democrats all--joined 175 House Republicans recently to stall legislation intended to give President Clinton firmer control over the federal budget. For the Republicans, it was a partisan move; for the Black Caucus, it was a wake-up call. The caucus chairman, Rep. Kweisi Mfume (D-Md.
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July 8, 1998 | MARK FINEMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Freed from a Soviet threat in its own backyard, the U.S. appears to have shifted its foreign policy in the Caribbean from artful diplomacy to near-arrogance, alienating many of its closest neighbors on such crucial issues as drug trafficking, immigration and even communism itself, according to analysts and political leaders in the region.
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July 8, 1998 | MARK FINEMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Freed from a Soviet threat in its own backyard, the U.S. appears to have shifted its foreign policy in the Caribbean from artful diplomacy to near-arrogance, alienating many of its closest neighbors on such crucial issues as drug trafficking, immigration and even communism itself, according to analysts and political leaders in the region.
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April 17, 1993 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In one of the oddest coalitions ever assembled in this town of strange alliances, the 38-member Congressional Black Caucus--Democrats all--joined 175 House Republicans recently to stall legislation intended to give President Clinton firmer control over the federal budget. For the Republicans, it was a partisan move; for the Black Caucus, it was a wake-up call. The caucus chairman, Rep. Kweisi Mfume (D-Md.
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