Archive - December 31, 2018

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Peace Corps Budget
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Too Old to Be a Freshman in Congress? Donna Shalala Doesn’t Care (Iran)

Too Old to Be a Freshman in Congress? Donna Shalala Doesn’t Care (Iran)

Thanks for the ‘heads up’ from Bea Hogan (Uzbekistan 1992-94)  Too Old to Be a Freshman in Congress? Donna Shalala Doesn’t Care By Emily Cochrane Washington Post, December 30, 2018 WASHINGTON — The Georgetown waterfront apartment where Donna Shalala has spent part of the last two decades is half sanctuary, half résumé. There is a signed photo of Madeleine Albright, the former secretary of state, walking with Ms. Shalala when both were in Bill Clinton’s cabinet. A gold coffee table is adorned with the visages of the kings of Persia, a reminder of her time in pre-revolutionary Iran as a Peace Corps volunteer. Against a bookshelf a set of golf clubs rests in a bag emblazoned with the trademark orange and green “U” from the University of Miami, the 17,000-student private institution where she was president until 2015. The shoulder bag left on a chair by the door with a different seal . . .

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