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File-This file photo combo of file images shows U.S. presidential candidates Donald Trump, left, and Hillary Clinton. Trump wants to spur more job creation by reducing regulations and cutting taxes to encourage businesses to expand and hire more.
He also says badly negotiated free trade agreements have cost millions of manufacturing jobs. He promises to bring those jobs back by renegotiating the NAFTA agreement with Canada and Mexico, withdrawing from a proposed Pacific trade pact with 11 other nations, and pushing China to let its currency float freely on international markets.
Clinton has promised to spend $275 billion upgrading roads, tunnels and modern infrastructure such as broadband Internet, to create more construction and engineering jobs. Trump has said in interviews he would spend twice as much. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, Chuck Burton, File)

Here’s a snapshot of what some local folks have said regarding the race between this year’s donkeys and elephants. Specific attribution has been withheld, at times upon request, and at times for the safety of the speaker — political discourse can be a volatile, dangerous business in Pakistan.


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EDITOR’S NOTE: Aurora Sentinel reporter Quincy Snowdon is traveling with a U. S. State Department group of journalists to Pakistan for two weeks, as part of an international exchange meant to create better understanding between the two countries. He’ll be reporting regularly during his adventure. WASHINGTON DC AND ABU DABI AIRPORT | Being in Washington, it seems […]