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Ron Kirk

The joke isn’t even funny anymore. From CongressDaily:

PANEL SAYS KIRK UNDERPAID TAXES

Leaders of the Senate Finance Committee this afternoon revealed that another of President Obama’s nominees — U.S. Trade Representative-designate Ron Kirk — has tax problems. Finance staff briefed aides to committee members today on the revelations, which indicate the former Dallas mayor underpaid taxes to the tune of $9,975 during 2005-07, and that he has agreed to promptly file adjustments.

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The Catholic Church’s Rotherham

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