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Your five-minute summary of Xi Jinping’s three-hour Communist Party congress speech

Zheping Huang
Your five-minute summary of Xi Jinping’s three-hour Communist Party congress speech

The 19th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party—the most important political event in China—kicked off today (Oct. 18) with a marathon speech of three-and-a-half hours by China’s president and party chief, Xi Jinping. Already the most dominant Chinese leader in decades, Xi is expected to further consolidate his power at the weeklong leadership reshuffle…