Monday, February 23, 2009

3rd Time's The Charm? Obama Prepares to Nominate Commerce Secretary

Reports are coming out that President Obama's likely pick for Commerce Secretary will be former Washington Gov. Gary Locke. Locke was the first Chinese-American governor when he served two terms in the Washington statehouse from 1997 to 2005. Since leaving office he's been working for the Seattle-based law firm Davis Wright Tremaine on issues involving China, energy and governmental relations. He argues that global engagement is a way to improve China's human rights record and deal with piracy of intellectual property.

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