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Customized Philadelphia Phillies Jersey QB Index: Kirk Cousins giving Redskins plenty to like

November 25th, 2016

Cousins’ toss to Pierre Garcon through the teeth of a whipping Washington wind last Sunday night acted as an exorcism. An hour before he asked the
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Cousins is only No. 14 in my season-long rankings below, but that number is marred by a brutal first five weeks that lacked a single positive game. Since Week 6, he’s been a top-five quarterback in my hare-brained system, with his
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I loved everything about Cousins joyously challenging his boss, general manager Scot McCloughan, with his postgame exultation. Yet the question remains unanswered: How does McCloughan like Cousins now?

The next six weeks will go a long way in determining Cousins’ future. By continuing the hot streak, Cousins would put incredible pressure on the Redskins to give him a long-term deal — and the QB would have all the leverage, allowing him to only accept a top-shelf offer ($20 million-plus per season). He knows that big money would be waiting around the free agency
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In this week’s QB Index, I’ll look at what’s at stake the rest of the season for starting quarterbacks. For Cousins, it’s a boatload of cash and the ability to control the next phase of his career. Six weeks is an eternity in the NFL, plenty of time to prove his boss wrong again and again.

Race for the MVP

1) Tom Brady, New England Patriots (Last week: 1)

2) Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons (LW: 2)

A third MVP trophy for Brady, six full seasons after his second award, would punctuate his ridiculous longevity. As recently as 2013, the Manning-Brady debate divided this nation in two. Now it feels like a dusty relic of our recent past. Brady was the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s choice as the starting quarterback for their All-2000s Team and he’s on track to be the starter again for the 2010s. He is improbably making more plays than ever with his feet, improvising so many of his big strikes before taking big hits against the
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November 24th, 2016

Chinese don’t really celebrate Thanksgiving Day, but Amazon.com Inc plans to
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In late October, Amazon launched its membership program in China in an attempt to use a tailor-made free cross-border shipping service to lure the rising number of Chinese who seek for high-quality products overseas.
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The membership program, Amazon Prime China, makes Chinese subscribers the first in the world to enjoy free cross-border shipping directly from the United States and the United Kingdom. With an annual subscription fee of 388 yuan ($57.23), the prime package offers unlimited free cross-border shipping on more than four million authentic overseas products and unlimited free shipping with no minimum purchase on more than nine million domestic products.

Elaine Chang, vice president of Amazon China, said in an early interview that
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“We have launched Amazon Prime in China in late October because we want our users to be able to enjoy free, fast delivery and have a better shopping experience when the big shopping season comes,” she said.

According to Amazon China, pricy cross-border shipping has stopped many online shoppers from purchasing overseas. With the Amazon Prime service,
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Created in 2005, Amazon Prime has attracted more than 65 million members in the US and acts as an effective catalyst to increase customer royal and boost sales.

Lu Zhenwang, an internet expert and chief executive of Wanqing Consultancy in Shanghai, said that the newly launched Amazon Prime China is expected to help the company boost sales among its existing customers in the country.

“As soon as you join the membership, you will want to buy more because of the free shipping policy. And it is also likely to help the company gain new customers,” he said.

However, whether or not Amazon can reshape the market landscape with its Prime service still remains to be seen, analysts said.

Chen Tao, an analyst with the Beijing-based internet consultancy Analysys, said that Black Friday has been gaining growing popularity in China but cross-border shopping accounts for less than 10 percent of China’s e-commerce transaction volume. “Compared with other cross-border e-commerce companies, Amazon enjoys many perks, including a much wider selection of
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“But it would be difficult for it to significantly boost its market share in e-commerce in China with merely a new shipping service. Plus many of its competitors also provide free shipping or low-price shipping. Whether or not Chinese users can accept the model of paying an annual subscription fee and enjoying unlimited free shipping during a year remains to be seen,” he said.
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November 23rd, 2016

Over the past few years we have noticed many and varied trends that impact our workplace.  Some of them already exist today, but their importance will
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Most business topics over the past year have been focused on finding the right talent, overtime and compensation, the demise of the annual performance review, the skills and leadership gap, the rise of Generation Z and the shift to the gig economy. These trends have all impacted how companies recruit, retain, train and structure their workforce for the future.Men’s Nike Atlanta Falcons Personalized Elite Away White NFL Football Uniform.

So, what are some of these workplace trends that can significantly impact all types of businesses?  This article will examine three of those trends and we will look at others in the coming months.

1. The Rising Trend of the Blended Workplace

The gig economy has become a major trend impacting the global workforce,
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At the SHRM 2016 Annual Conference in Washington DC, Henry Jackson, the President of SHRM, noted that the “rise of freelance workers” was one of the top five biggest employment trends.

2. Annual Performance Reviews Disappearing

The annual performance review is coming to an end world-wide as generation Zs and millennials expect and are currently receiving feedback more frequently.  Global supervisors and managers are providing observations and counseling daily (19%), weekly (24%) or regularly (23%).  Two of the largest companies in the world, GE and Adobe, have already eliminated their annual review process and put into effect a program of regular feedback. Adobe created a “Check-In“ system, where goals and expectations are set annually but
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3. Overtime and Employee Classification Changing

The news reports have been filled with the new regulations regarding overtime and employee classification scheduled to go into effect on December 1, 2016.  In case you have not noticed, the Department of Labor (DOL) published regulations last year that will increase the threshold salary for exempt employees from $23,660 annually to $47,476.  The change is going to affect basic business operations, particularly in retail and some service businesses.Customized Men’s Nike Baltimore Ravens Elite Purple and Black Fadeaway Fashion Jersey. Many employees who are now classified as “managers” and exempt from overtime, will be misclassified based on their salary alone, not counting the duties test.

According to a 2014 Gallup poll, the average full-time employee in their sample of 1,271 worked 47 hours a week, almost an entire extra day at the office. There are several ways to manage this change but you must make act now.

While these are some of the trends we have identified over this last year, the election of a new U.S. president will surely bring significant changes – no more “business as usual.”  Stay tuned for changes to the Affordable Care Act, wage and hour laws, immigration, and anti-discrimination regulations.  Be prepared
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Injury roundup: Custom Bills Jersey Cowboys’ Dez Bryant expected to play

November 22nd, 2016

Cowboys star wideout Dez Bryant appeared on the team’s injury report on
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Bryant had 11 receptions for 248 yards and two touchdowns in the three games since his return from a knee injury.Customized Men’s Nike Cincinnati Bengals Elite Orange and Black Fadeaway Fashion Jersey.

It will be a matchup of division leaders when the first-place Cowboys (8-1) take on the first-place Ravens (5-4) in Dallas.

Other injuries we are keeping an eye on Sunday:

1. Cardinals defensive back Tyrann Mathieu (shoulder) is inactive against the
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2. Packers tight end Jared Cook (ankle) is expected to make his return to the field tonight at the Redskins for the first time since Week 3, according to Rapoport.

3. Chiefs sack-master Justin Houston (ACL) will be playing for the first time all season today, as the team has listed him as active. Teammate Marcus Peters will not play vs. the Buccaneers, however, with a hip pointer. Wideout
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4. Rams defensive end Robert Quinn, hospitalized for dehydration earlier this week, has said he’s hopeful at being out on the field against the Dolphins. He
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5. Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson (shoulder) is expected to play against the Packers, a source tells Rapoport. His recovery has impressed the team.

6. Eagles wide receiver Jordan Matthews (back spasms) is in the game plans today and expected to play at the Seahawks, per Rapoport.

7. Dolphins center Mike Pouncey will not play against the Rams, but his hip
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8. Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus (groin) and wide receiver Robert Woods (foot) are both active against the Bengals.

9. Bears wide receiver Eddie Royal (toe) is active against the Giants.

10. Browns cornerback Tramon Williams (knee) is inactive.

11. Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence (back) is active against the Ravens. Quarterback Tony Romo is active and will be the backup.

12. Lions defensive end Ezekiel Ansah (ankle) will be active and teammate Theo Riddick are both active against the Jaguars. Rapoport reported that running back Ameer Abdullah (IR, foot) will see Dr. Robert Anderson on Tuesday to see if he can start practicing again.

13. Dolphins wide receivers Jarvis Landry (shoulder) and Kenny Stills (calf)
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14. Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett (ankle) and wide receiver Julian Edelman (foot) are expected to play against the 49ers, according to Rapoport.

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November 21st, 2016

The papermaking sector of the German energy company Voith Group has
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“The strategy aims to increase the efficiency, productivity and quality of the entire paper production process, so as to bring about a more intelligent, cost-
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China is making positive changes in the papermaking industry to adopt clean and energy-saving technologies to strengthen environmental management.
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“The past decade has seen China’s papermaking equipment technology growing by leaps and bounds. About one-third [of] equipment can reach the world-class levels.

“Although digitization has a huge impact on papermaking in China, domestic paper industry has been actively developing and adopting advanced clean production and energy saving technology and equipment,” said Wiche.

Voith Paper has nearly 2,000 employees and 13 branches in the Asia Pacific region. From the year 2006 to 2016, Voith has installed 54 sets of new paper
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Browns VP: Custom Patriots Jersey We are not focused on our record this year

November 17th, 2016

After allowing most of the talent to walk out the door and trading away many of their other assets to stockpile rookies and draft picks for the future, it became
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At 0-10, the Browns are deep into rebuild mode.Men’s Nike Custom Made Dallas Cowboys Elite Team Color Navy Blue NFL Football Jersey.

“We are not focused on wins and losses this year,” executive VP of football operations Sashi Brown admitted to The MMQB’s Jenny Vrentas.

The NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers had “The Process,” and in her excellent look at the current state of the Browns, Vrentas details “The Plan” Cleveland is trying to employ.Women’s Nike Dallas Cowboys Customized Elite Away White NFL Football Jersey.

“I have never seen anything even close to this,” left tackle Joe Thomas said. “It
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Thomas has been through many rebuilds before. The nine-time Pro Bowl blocker hasn’t won more than seven games since his rookie season. He’s seen four-win years three times and last year’s team earn just three victories.Men’s Nike Customized New England Patriots Elite Throwback Red Alternate Football Jersey.

Even with all the losing, staring down 0-16 is a different beast. Circumstances are different than the 2008 Detroit Lions zero-win team. Then-coach Rod Marinelli was in his third season with the Lions. For seven years Matt Millen made decisions that were somehow more and more atrocious than his sweater choices.

The Browns are in the first year of their plan to dismantle and rebuild under a
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“I never would have taken this job if I didn’t know that, and if I didn’t have assurance of that,” Jackson says. “I know that, without question. That’s not what I have ever been concerned about. They said, ‘Hue, we are going to do this the right way. It might take a little time to get it to where it needs to be, but we are comfortable and confident in you, and you are the guy we want to have here to lead this team and this organization.’ That’s comforting.”

For an organization that goes through coaches like a teenage girl swapping out
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As the losses mount, the tension will grow within the organization — Vrentas reports anxiety already on the rise. No one wants to go 0-16, but for now, the
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November 15th, 2016

China will build two wildlife museums for storage of confiscated wildlife products, research and education, said a senior forestry official.

The two museums, one in Beijing and the other in the central province of
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A ground-breaking ceremony was held for the wildlife museum in Changsha,
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After completion, the two museums will provide a professional platform for promoting wildlife protection, said Chen at the ceremony.

BEIJING – An approaching cold front will help disperse smog in north China,
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China National Environmental Monitoring Center said the smog in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region will be gradually dispersed because of the cold air, but light to heavy air pollution is likely to continue in the region until Tuesday.

The National Meteorological Center renewed the yellow alert for air pollution in the afternoon.

The cold front is also forecast to bring gales and drag temperatures down in
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Fantasy waiver wire: Brendan Gallagher Jersey Promotions paying off

November 14th, 2016

Line watching can be a useful practice while managing your fantasy hockey teams, particularly when it comes to putting in waiver wire claims. We’d all like certain players to stick on a certain line for a certain team, but that isn’t always
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Before the season started, the Edmonton Oilers threw a lot of money at left wing Milan Lucic to play on the top line with Connor McDavid. Plenty of owners drafted Lucic accordingly, hoping to cash in on a big season with the shining young star centering him. Unfortunately, the Lucic-McDavid combination didn’t last for 15 games and the veteran left wing was dumped to the third line in favor of Patrick Maroon (22 percent owned in Yahoo).

Maroon entered Sunday with four goals and two assists with six penalty minutes and 16 shots on goal in his past five games. This isn’t exactly surprising considering Maroon and McDavid built up a nice rapport last season playing with each other. As long as Maroon sticks on the top line with McDavid and keeps getting time on the power play, he’ll be worth owning in almost all formats.

There are two other notable first line forwards that could land you a hidden gem from the waiver wire. The Montreal Canadiens have rewarded LW/RW Paul Byron (6 percent owned) with a spot on the top line next to Alex Galchenyuk and Alexander Radulov. He entered Sunday on a three-game goal streak and has three goals, two assists with a plus-4 rating and seven SOG in his
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The other is a name you may have heard of, right wing Radim Vrbata (7 percent owned), who has been a bright spot for the struggling Arizona Coyotes. Vrbata has two goals, three assists (two power-play points) and 14 SOG on a four-game point streak. He leads Arizona in goals (six) and is tied for the lead in points
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Jacob Trouba, D, WPG (28 percent owned)

Since signing a two-year contract with the Winnipeg Jets on Nov. 7, Trouba has played in two games, averaging 25:33 of ice time with five SOG. There isn’t much to take away from those two performances, but the playing time is encouraging and Trouba most likely has the highest upside of any defenseman on your waiver wire. He’ll likely need a few more games to get going, but once he does, Trouba could take off playing at even strength with talented forwards like Mark Scheifele, Blake Wheeler and Patrik Laine. Trouba is worth adding if you’re dealing with an injury on defense or have someone who is struggling.

 

Jordan Staal, C/LW, CAR (19 percent owned)

Staal had a goal and three assists in a 5-1 win against the Washington Capitals on Saturday, but injured his hand and is considered day-to-day. It’s probably safe to see what Staal’s status is going forward, but if the veteran center is fine,
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Conor Sheary, LW/RW, PIT (6 percent owned)

Since being activated off injured reserve, Sheary has two goals, three assists, a plus-6 rating and eight SOG in four games. He’s another underrated forward who is skating on a top line, for the Pittsburgh Penguins with Sidney Crosby and Patric Hornqvist. Any time you can pick up a linemate of Crosby it’s a good thing, and Sheary’s usage on the Penguins’ second PP unit is encouraging. Sheary is looking more like the player who helped Pittsburgh win the Stanley Cup last season with 10 points in 23 games and his ability to slot in at either wing position is a plus. Exposure to the Penguins’ top six would be wise and Sheary would be a nice get in deeper formats.

Anthony Stolarz, G, PHI (1 percent owned)

Nothing is official yet, but Stolarz is expected to be recalled from Lehigh Valley of the American Hockey League to back up Steve Mason for the Philadelphia Flyers with Michal Neuvirth expected to miss 4-6 weeks.

Stolarz, 22, is 6-2-0 with a 2.39 goals-against average and .927 save percentage in eight starts for Lehigh Valley and has played 86 AHL games in his career, so he’s had plenty of seasoning. Mason has struggled this season (3-5-2, 3.41 GAA,
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Brendan Gallagher Jersey What We Can Learn From The Stock Market’s Reaction To A President Trump

November 11th, 2016

Global financial markets initially plunged, recovered and then posted solid gains as Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential election.Men’s Reebok Montreal Canadiens 74 Alexei Emelin Authentic Away White Ice Hockey Jersey.

The Standard & Poor’s 500 closed up 1.1 percent as investors saw some upside to a President Trump. That followed a night of panic, when futures contracts on that same index tumbled 5 percent, and the Mexican peso – which has been a
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While investors around the world digest the election’s results, a central issue for
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As it turns out, whether markets — specifically stocks — continue to fall or begin to rise over the next few days can be a useful predictor for how they will
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The rest of us, investor or not, would be well-advised to pay attention.

Performance in the near term

In general, as you might expect, markets tend to rally if investors think the election winner will be good for their investments and drop if they deem otherwise.

Essentially, they’re all just making bets on the future — some short term, some longer term. In particular, they may turn bullish and buy more U.S. stocks, for example, if they think the next president will create a more favorable business
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Research I published in 2014 offers evidence that the stock market’s early assessment tends to be a good predictor of how it will perform in the near future. In other words, investors cast their own votes – with their hard-earned dollars – on the outcome of the election: If more investors think that America’s choice for president will be good for the economy rather than bad, stock prices rise and vice versa.

In my study, I examined market returns for the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) — which includes 30 of the best-known U.S. stocks such as Microsoft and Boeing — covering 29 presidential elections from 1896 to 2011. I found two key pieces of evidence that may drive investors’ stock portfolio performance both in the short term and the long term.

First, how the market reacts the day after the election appears to be an indicator of how it will perform for the remainder of the election year. If this pattern persists, then investors can expect stock returns from Nov. 10 through Dec. 31 to continue in the same direction as the returns on Nov. 9. This is generally known as the momentum effect – made popular in academic literature
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In those 29 presidential elections I examined, when the market “approved” of the outcome by rallying the day after the election, stocks returned an average of about 3 percent over the rest of the year. When stocks initially dropped, the market lost an average of about 2 percent during the period.

Course correction

My second key finding was that markets tend to change their mind in a new president’s second year in office. That is, in cases where stocks rallied for the first three days after an election, the market seems to consider the initial move an “overreaction,” and vice versa.

Specifically, the DJIA lost an average of about 2.5 percent in a president’s second year if he got a victory boost during those three days. When the
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The reason for this anomaly seems straightforward. Media attention leading up to the election induces extreme beliefs in voters, including investors, which are reflected in trading decisions as soon as the results are known.

So if the market reacts negatively to the election’s outcome and the president turns out to be not as bad as expected, then the market recovers. The opposite behavior occurs when the market reacts positively to the election’s outcome and apparently, this behavior happens frequently.

The presidential election cycle

More broadly, these findings seem to fit into a well-known phenomenon called the presidential election cycle, referring to the four years following a new president taking the oath of office.

Going back to at least the 1960s, the second half of a president’s term, especially the third year, has almost always outperformed the first half. For the last 14 election cycles, returns in the third year of a term have averaged about 16 percent, double the average during every other year.

That means for this year’s election, 2019 should be a good one for investors regardless of how markets react in the coming few days.

Some have argued the reason is that going into a presidential election year, the president is motivated to keep his party in power. Hence, he has an incentive to implement fiscal policies designed to give the economy a boost, which is usually good news for a company’s bottom line, resulting in positive stock returns.

Evidence supporting this theory, however, has been elusive. A study I published in 2013 suggested that tax policy may be behind the second-half bump because most tax legislation is passed in a president’s first two years in office, so the
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What does it mean?

Research has shown that Democratic presidents have historically been better for stocks than Republican presidents, but at the cost of higher inflation. So how can investors expect their portfolios to perform now that the 2016 election is over?

If history is any guide, the probabilities indicate that the market returns for the remainder of 2016 should continue in the same direction as the returns for the day following the election. The returns for the year 2018 should be in the opposite direction of the cumulative returns for the three days following the election. Finally, 2019 will likely be a positive year regardless.

Given the unusual characteristics of this election, it is hard to speculate whether or not these patterns will continue. This is the first time in history that the country may have a true outsider, with no military or government experience, as president. So only time will tell whether these patterns will persist.

Ken Dryden Jersey Speaker Ryan pledges to work with Trump on bold agenda

November 10th, 2016

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, who sparred with Donald Trump at times during his presidential campaign, pledged on Wednesday to
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At a news conference in his hometown of Janesville, Wisconsin, Ryan said he and Trump are arranging a meeting to discuss the transition to a new Congress and administration, as well as the Republican agenda for the lame-duck session of Congress that begins on Monday.

Tuesday’s election results will give the Republicans simultaneous control of the White House, Senate and House for the first time since early 2007.

“He just earned a mandate and we now just have a unified Republican government,” Ryan said of Trump. “The opportunity is now here. And the
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Ryan said he expected his six-point “A Better Way” blueprint to provide a
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