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  • The term used to refer to the highest-ranking commander in the theater of operation; for example, CINCPAC in the Pacific.

    Married to the Military

  • There's a bit of symmetry to that: Amid allegations that he has been disrespectful to women, Cain refers to the highest-ranking female official in U.S. history as a princess.

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  • β€œIt is true that China has pushed infrastructure development, but that only began two decades after economic growth had taken off,” says Justin Yifu Lin, who is the chief economist of the World Bank and the highest-ranking Chinese national in any international financial institution.

    The Next Empire

  • Since his election, and his sudden status as the highest-ranking Vietnamese American in office, he gets a lot of attention from his Vietnamese countrymen, and not just those living in New Orleans.

    Joseph Cao, the unlikely congressman from New Orleans

  • An FBI whistleblower trial has cast a spotlight on the bureau's difficult transition from a crime-fighting agency into a counterterrorism and intelligence force, as seen through the career of its highest-ranking Arab American agent.

    FBI whistleblower trial highlights bureau's post-9/11 transformation

  • He may barely reach the level of their lapel pins (LSU Tigers and American flags mostly), but Cao is the highest-ranking official to show up so far, and everyone is polite and deferential.

    Joseph Cao, the unlikely congressman from New Orleans

  • Former Fannie Mae chief executive Daniel Mudd and former Freddie Mac CEO Richard Syron are the highest-ranking officials yet to be charged for their involvement in the housing meltdown that triggered the biggest financial collapse since the Great Depression.

    SEC Sues Former Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac Executives For Fraud

  • President Obama and this Democratic Congress led by Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Majority Whip James Clyburn (the highest-ranking African American in Congress) inherited this dire recession from Bush and the Republicans, and they've directed help toward those who need it most -- despite stiff opposition from Republicans in Congress.


  • Well, I don't like to limit myself, so just write my name in as many times as you can, and I'll accept the highest-ranking office to which I get elected.

    Todd Hartley: A Real Platform for Us Real Americans

  • The slain governor, Mohammad Omar of Kunduz province, is among the highest-ranking Afghan leaders assassinated this year.

    Blast Kills Afghan Governor


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