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We can argue about what the specifics of a plan should look like, but the important thing is that we get back to the negotiating table and hammer out a deal that can be passed into law.Trump moves closer to Pelosi in economic aid talks, and House speaker must decide next move|Rachael Bade, Erica Werner|September 17, 2020|Washington Post
The most important thing you can do when you’re in the 50 Best is enjoy it, because it’s not going to last.Christian Puglisi Is Closing His Influential Copenhagen Restaurants. COVID Is Only Partly to Blame|Rafael Tonon|September 17, 2020|Eater
We want to see China rise, to continue to rise in a responsible way that will benefit you most, China, because you have an important role to play.Trump’s most popular YouTube ad is a stew of manipulated video|Glenn Kessler, Meg Kelly|September 17, 2020|Washington Post
If we had much smaller testing, would have fewer, but we feel that having testing is a very important thing.Timeline: The 124 times Trump has downplayed the coronavirus threat|Aaron Blake, JM Rieger|September 17, 2020|Washington Post
Crime and safety and health care rank next on the list of most important issues.Post-ABC Wisconsin poll shows Biden holding narrow edge over Trump|Dan Balz, Emily Guskin|September 16, 2020|Washington Post
It is also important to avoid using the pope as part of a marketing strategy.Pope Francis Has the Pleasure of Meeting Angelina Jolie for a Few Seconds|Barbie Latza Nadeau|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I don't know why or who's doing it, but it's the legacy…and it's a legacy that is so important to the culture.
The benefits of incumbency are quite potent, especially in the all-important area of raising campaign funds.
Again, the difference can seem subtle and sound more like splitting hairs, but the difference is important.How Skinny Is Too Skinny? Israel Bans ‘Underweight’ Models|Carrie Arnold|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But the most important point I want to make is about what the press does now.Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Our Duty Is to Keep Charlie Hebdo Alive|Ayaan Hirsi Ali|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But I hope at least to play to him a few times, and what is more important, to hear him play repeatedly.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
That the inconstancy of such notices, in cases equally important, proves they did not proceed from any such agent.
An estimation of the solids, therefore, furnishes an important clue to the functional efficiency of the kidneys.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
Words are often everywhere as the minute-hands of the soul, more important than even the hour-hands of action.Pearls of Thought|Maturin M. Ballou
The quality of artistic beauty in articulation is very important, beyond the mere accuracy which is ordinarily thought of.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick