Republicans balk at U.S./Cuba breakthrough

April 13, 2015 2:06 PM

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This year’s Summit of the Americas promised to be more newsworthy than most, and the gathering in Panama didn’t disappoint. President Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro met face to face – a development unseen in more than a half-century.

Obama acknowledged that after decades of a policy that accomplished nothing, “it was time to try something new.” The U.S. leader acknowledged “there’s still going to be deep and significant differences between our governments,” but remained hopeful that both countries are “in a position to move on a...

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