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Ron Kirk, the former Dallas mayor and the nation's top trade rep during President Barack Obama's first term, said Monday that his success in the Cabinet-level post he had for four years was due entirely to his relationship with the president. In fact,
Senate approved legislation that would protect gay, lesbian and transgender employees from discrimination in the workplace...Ten Republicans joined 52 Democrats and two Independents in supporting the bill...John McCain and Jeff Flake became the
Ron Kirk (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E) Texas Instruments Inc. said today that former Dallas mayor Ron Kirk has been elected to its board of directors, effective Sept. 19...He joined the law firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher as senior of counsel in Dallas and
Patents; So Why Is TPP Still Secret? from the bring-it-in-the-open dept There's a fantastic op ed in the NY Times, by Lori Wallach and Ben Beachy from Public Citizen, questioning why the TPP negotiating texts are still secret . As they note, this
Trade Representative Ron Kirk has joined the Dallas office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP. Kirk was listed Monday as a senior counsel with the Los Angeles-based law firm. The ex-mayor of Dallas served as the nation's top trade negotiator through
Trade Representative Ron Kirk's last day in office is Thursday. Last we checked he was headed back home to Dallas and the private sector. Deputy trade rep Demetrios Marantis is taking over as acting director, though it doesn't appear that he's a
March 12, 2013 9:12AM The U.S. trade representative says the World Trade Organization has ruled that Chicago-based Boeing received far fewer illegal government subsidies than its European arch-rival Airbus over more than a quarter-century.
He's the United States Trade Representative, which is a cabinet-level position, and he's negotiated trade deals all around the world. Host Michel Martin talks to him about why he's choosing to step down from his post and the importance of U.S. trade.
Trade Representative Ron Kirk and Acting Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank speak at a news conference during the 23rd session of the U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade in Washington December 19, 2012...Trade Representative Ron Kirk
He may be the President of the US but, Barack Obama is after all a human being and has to also unwind once in a while like any other human being. And - he did just that over the weekend. He is an avid golfer -