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Democrats take aim at China in US presidential debate

August 8, 2007

CHICAGO (AFP) – Democratic presidential candidates launched a stinging round of attacks on China on Tuesday, targeting “bad food” imports and defective toys while accusing Beijing of manipulating the yuan.

At a campaign debate before a receptive audience of thousands of labor union members, candidates engaged in the first round of ‘China bashing’ — a staple of past US campaigns — of the 2008 White House race.

Front-runner Senator Hillary Clinton warned the United States must deal with China’s “currency manipulation.”

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