Third time's the charm? Former Gov. Gary Locke may be pick for Commerce Secretary

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Former Washington State Governor Gary Locke is reportedly President Obama’s pick for Commerce Secretary. His third pick... but hey, who’s counting? In Locke, Obama has found a nominee with extensive U.S.—China trade credentials who is also an Eagle Scout. For more details on this new pick, we are joined by Tom Banse a regional correspondent for Northwest Public Radio who covered Governor Locke from 1996 - 2004.

Who will Gary Locke be sitting next to if he becomes Commerce Secretary? Check out our handy guide to President Obama's cabinet for the answer.


Tom Banse

Hosted by:

Jerome Vaughn


Collin Campbell and Noel King

Comments [1]


This was a good piece, thanks for a job well done.

Pictures of Femi Oki please.

Feb. 24 2009 12:14 PM

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