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  • Locke urges China trade balance

    China must avoid unfair practices to bring more balance in trade with the United States, Commerce Secretary Gary Locke said Friday.

  • Locke’s job covers host of functions

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration has struggled to complete its economic team in the midst of the worst financial crisis to hit the country in seven decades. The final Cabinet-level …

  • Senate approves Locke for Commerce

    WASHINGTON — The Senate confirmed former Washington Gov. Gary Locke as commerce secretary Tuesday, handing President Barack Obama an easy victory after his first two nominees for the post withdrew.

  • Former Gov. Locke reports 7-figure income

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s nominee for Commerce secretary will take a pay cut should he get the job. Gary Locke’s income topped $1 million over the past year, according …

  • Senate panel backs Locke for Commerce

    WASHINGTON — The Senate Commerce Committee has approved President Barack Obama’s nominee for commerce secretary.

  • Vote could come today on Locke’s nomination

    WASHINGTON – Former Washington Gov. Gary Locke appeared headed for easy confirmation as commerce secretary after sailing through a Senate hearing Wednesday. Locke sought to quell Republican concerns that the …

  • Locke says nation needs new jobs strategy

    Former Washington Gov. Gary Locke told senators considering his nomination for commerce secretary Wednesday that the nation must “rebuild, retool and reinvent” its strategies for job creation amid the economic …

  • Locke called ‘right man’ to lead Commerce

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama took another step Wednesday toward completing his Cabinet with the appointment of Democrat Gary Locke, the nation’s first Chinese-American governor and an expert on trade …



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