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Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a speech at the opening ceremony of the 19th Party Congress held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. Having bested his rivals, Xi is primed to consolidate his already considerable power as the ruling Communist Party begins its twice-a-decade national congress on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a speech at the opening ceremony of the 19th Party Congress held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. Having bested his rivals, Xi is primed to consolidate his already considerable power as the ruling Communist Party begins its twice-a-decade national congress on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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China's President Xi Jinping laid out a sweeping vision for the country as he kicked off a pivotal meeting of the ruling elite that's expected to shore up his grip on power. CNN's Matt Rivers has more.

China's Xi lays out vision for his country

China's President Xi Jinping laid out a sweeping vision for the country as he kicked off a pivotal meeting of the ruling elite that's expected to shore up his grip on power. CNN's Matt Rivers has more.