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Essential Politics: The Clintons and the Nigerian billionaire

Essential Politics: The Clintons and the Nigerian billionaire

A Nigerian billionaire and a famed basketball player drew the most attention on the presidential campaign trail over the weekend.

I’m Christina Bellantoni. Welcome to Essential Politics, in what might be the final quiet week of this election.

On the front page of the Los Angeles Times on Sunday, Joseph Tanfani introduced readers to the global philanthropy of Gilbert Chagoury, one of Africa’s richest men, and his ties to the Clinton family dating back to the 1990s. This is a man whose name is on a gallery at the Louvre and a...

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