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While ambassador to China, Gary Locke sold his house to a wealthy Chinese family that is forging political ties in the U.S.

3 months ago
Sky Canaves
ritics say the transaction raises concerns over a potential conflict of interest. Since returning to the U.S., Locke has gone on to work as an adviser to the family's company, American Pacific International Capital, which is also a major donor to political campaigns.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.

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