Obama Commerce Secretary, 3.0: Another Lawyer, Perhaps?


I hesitate to write on yet another possible commerce secretary, but CNN is reporting that President Obama is planning to appoint yet another lawyer to the post, former Washington Governor Gary Locke, a 1975 graduate of the Boston University School of Law.  Locke, a Chinese-American, will add additional ethnic (if not occupational) diversity to the cabinet.  He is currently associated with the international law firm, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP; the law firm's connections with China could be an issue in his confirmation hearings.

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