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Washington’s power brothers

Kohs shape policy in law and health

Howard (left) and Harold Koh grew up in Cambridge. They hold high positions in the Obama administration. Howard (left) and Harold Koh grew up in Cambridge. They hold high positions in the Obama administration. (Jay Premack for The Boston Globe)
By Sasha Issenberg
Globe Correspondent / August 4, 2009

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When Harold Hongju Koh was recently named the State Department legal adviser, he received a congratulatory call from Red Sox president Larry Lucchino. Koh took the opportunity to chide Lucchino for never offering him the same resume-defining opportunity Lucchino had given his equally successful brother, Howard Kyongju Koh, many years earlier: the chance to throw out the first ... (Full article: 1162 words)

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