A New Trade: Ron Kirk's Wait May Be Over
|Flickr photo: Obama__Dallas (Adam Jefferson)|
|Ron Kirk at Gilley's on the night his "buddy" Barack Obama was elected president|
But Kirk's wait in line may be over sooner than later: Senator Max Baucus tells Reuters today that the committee's "having a markup next week," and that Kirk should breeze though the confirmation hearing, as there are no concerns "that I'm aware of." Oh, and The Heritage Foundation has a list of six questions it would like put to Kirk -- for which it has helpfully provided the answers, should the ambassador-to-be need a cheat sheet.