Some of the News
That may be True
January 24 In negotiations with the U.S. Treasury Department Secretary Henry Paulson Chinese officials resisted all efforts to have them increase the exchange rate for Chinese currency, the yuan. In addition to prior arguments, the officials stated that any increase was out of the question now that Hillary Clinton has more dollar reserves than China.
January 25 The U.S. Congress has begun hearings on a change of the 2008 Election Day from November to May. Proponents of such a change pointed out that the November date would mean an interminable wait since the candidates for both parties would be determined in February.
January 26 New Hampshire officials again stated their determination to keep the state’s position as the first primary, no matter how many states tried to obtain first position. Candidates and reporters welcomed this news since New Hampshire will be much more pleasant in September 2007 than January 2008.