January 20, 2015 2:51 PM

U.S. lead negotiator with Cuba is known for breaking barriers

The leader of the U.S. delegation to this week’s talks on normalizing relations with Cuba has a reputation for determination and expertise at the State Department, where she flouted custom with an unlikely rise from rank-and-file civil servant to a role that’s been described as “horse trader of the Americas.”

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