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October 24, 2007 7:00 AM

China's 'princelings' take center stage in Communist reshuffle

They were "born red" into the families of the hard-core Communists who seized power in China 58 years ago. Known today as "princelings" — essentially the Communist equivalent of bluebloods — several more vaulted to positions of power with this week's reshuffling of the Communist Party leadership.

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