David Ignatius of the Washington Post on Moscow and President-elect Donald Trump, then, questions for Attorney General nominee Republican Senator Jeff Sessions.
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- Lisa Couturier author of "The Hopes of Snakes and Other Tales from the Urban Landscape" (Beacon Press)
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