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Chongqing chief works under cloud left by disgraced predecessor

Chen Min'er doubles down on fealty to Xi to secure political future

Chen Min'er, Communist Party secretary of Chongqing, has regularly criticized disgraced predecessors Sun Zhengcai and Bo Xilai.   © Reuters

CHONGQING, China -- A year after President Xi Jinping's anti-graft dragnet took down onetime potential political rival Sun Zhengcai, the Chinese leader continues to purge disloyal elements from the city Sun once ran.

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