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  • The capital and largest city of Mexico, at the southern end of the central plateau. Situated at an altitude of 2,379 m (7,800 ft), it was founded on the site of an ancient Aztec capital destroyed by Cortés in 1521. Population: 8,460,000.

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  • proper n. The capital of Mexico.

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  • n. the capital and largest city of Mexico is a political and cultural and commercial and industrial center; one of the world's largest cities

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  • I just returned from the Alliance of Youth Movements Summit in Mexico City, which is the world's only event that brings together young leaders who emerged from virtually nowhere to achieve remarkable grassroots impact by using technology as a tool.

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  • But first of all, let's focus on an action that the president took last week, where he rescinded the so-called Mexico City policy, or it's also known as the Abortion Gag Rule, prohibiting federal funding to foreign family planning clinics to talk about abortion.

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  • And one of the major reasons why President Obama decided to go to Mexico City, which is a very dangerous place right now and it's been at least a dozen years since an American president has been in Mexico City, as opposed to other cities in Mexico, is because of the security concerns.

    CNN Transcript Apr 16, 2009

  • Tomorrow morning the House Foreign Affairs Committee is holding a hearing on the so-called Mexico City policy.

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  • When Bill Clinton took office in 1993, he rescinded the Reagan-era regulation, known as the Mexico City policy, but Bush reimposed it.

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  • Officially known as The Mexico City Policy, the Gag Rule was instituted by who else?

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  • Also called the Mexico City policy, the Global Gag Rule prohibits the US from funding overseas organizations that support abortion in any way -- including direct services, counseling, or lobbying activities -- even if the groups use their own monies for such activity.

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