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Summers could return to D.C., bringing baggage

He is viewed as brilliant adviser

Former Harvard president Lawrence Summers (center left), with Barack Obama and other advisers yesterday. Former Harvard president Lawrence Summers (center left), with Barack Obama and other advisers yesterday. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)
By Michael Kranish
Globe Staff / November 8, 2008

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WASHINGTON - Lawrence H. Summers, the former Harvard president, is among the most influential economic advisers to President-elect Barack Obama. He sat directly across from Obama during a meeting of his advisory board yesterday and stood by him at a press conference, fueling further speculation that he might move back into the job he held in the Clinton administration as ... (Full article: 1006 words)

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