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  • Former US Trade Reps Discuss Trade Policy
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    U.S. Trade Policy

    Former U.S. trade representatives took part in a roundtable discussion of U.S. trade policy. They analyzed past U.S. free trade agreements, the status of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership negotiations between…

    381 views
  • National Association of Counties 2012 Legislative Conference
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    National Association of Counties 2012 Legislative Conference

    Ambassador Ron Kirk spoke to county officials about U.S. trade policy and its impact on and opportunities for local economic development.

    77 views
  • Martin Luther King Memorial Foundation Dinner Part 2
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    Martin Luther King Memorial Foundation Dinner, Part 2

    The Martin Luther King National Memorial Foundation held a celebration dinner in anticipation of the August 28, 2011, unveiling of the memorial to Reverend King on the National Mall. Part…

    588 views
  • US Economy and Global Markets
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    U.S. Economy and Global Markets

    U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk talked about the U.S. economy, trade, and job growth. He spoke at a roundtable discussion that included former Federal Reserve Chair Alan Greenspan and…

    415 views
  • Black History Month Breakfast
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    Black History Month Breakfast

    U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk gave the keynote address at the 30th Annual 5th Congressional District of Maryland Black History Month breakfast. He talked about the contributions of past…

    111 views
  • US Trade Policy Issues
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    U.S. Trade Policy Issues

    U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk announced that President Obama planed to submit the U.S.-South Korea free trade agreement to Congress. The hearing also focused on such issues as the…

    333 views
  • Job Creation and the Economy Part 2
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    Job Creation and the Economy, Part 2

    Mayors and other officials from around the country gathered for an annual winter meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. Their remarks focused on state, local and federal efforts to…

    56 views
  • USChina Joint Commission
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    U.S.-China Joint Commission

    U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk, Commerce Secretary Gary Locke, and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack talked about a series of U.S.-China commitments on issues ranging from intellectual…

    90 views
  • USChina Economic Relationship
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    U.S.-China Economic Relationship

    Commerce Secretary Gary Locke and U.S. Trade Representative Ronald Kirk testified on U.S.-China trade issues. Among the topics they addressed was the valuation of the yuan and China’s…

    178 views
  • US Exports
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    U.S. Exports

    Secretaries Locke and Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk spoke to reporters about U.S. exports. The event ends abruptly.

    57 views
  • US Trade Agenda and Jobs
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    U.S. Trade Agenda and Jobs

    Ron Kirk talked about U.S. trade policy and American jobs. Among the issues he addressed were international labor standards, the value of international trade, and piracy. He also talked…

    138 views
  • Forum on Community Service
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    Forum on Community Service

    A panel of guests talked about community service at the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library on the campus of Texas A & M University. This marked the twentieth anniversary of the Points of Light…

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  • New Trade Opportunities
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    New Trade Opportunities

    Trade Representative Ron Kirk announced a new initiative to expand export opportunities for U.S. small- and medium-sized businesses. The initiative included a one-year study to examine how…

    117 views
  • Government Response to Swine Flu
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    Government Response to Swine Flu

    Secretary Napolitano briefed reporters and provided updates on U.S. government response to the outbreak of the swine flu.

    181 views
  • US Trade Representative SwearingIn Ceremony
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    U.S. Trade Representative Swearing-In Ceremony

    Vice President Joe Biden administered the oath of office to United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk.

    74 views
  • Trade Representative Nomination Hearing
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    Trade Representative Nomination Hearing

    The Senate Finance committee held a hearing on the nomination of former Dallas mayor Ron Kirk to be U.S. Trade Representative. He is also the former Texas secretary of state. Among the…

    129 views
  • Obama Labor and Transportation Announcement
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    Obama Labor and Transportation Announcement

    President-Elect Barack Obama announced his selection of Representative Hilda Solis as his nominee for secretary of labor, Representative Ray LaHood as secretary of transportation, Ron Kirk…

    322 views
  • Governor Ann Richards Memorial Service
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    Governor Ann Richards Memorial Service

    A memorial service was held for former Texas Governor Ann Richards, who died Wednesday, September 13, at the age of 73. Former Dallas Mayor Ron Kirk, who was secretary of state for Governor…

    1,423 views
  • Texas Senate Debate
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    Texas Senate Debate

    In a studio at KERA-TV, the candidates debated many issues, including the death penalty, local issues, campaign funding, prescription drugs, Iraq, foreign policy, Social Security, random…

    305 views
  • Texas Senate Campaign Commercials
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    Texas Senate Campaign Commercials

    Campaign commercials were shown for Senate candidates Ron Kirk and John Cornyn.

    61 views
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