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Kirk covers the Federal Trade Commission and the Justice Department's antitrust division at MLex subsidiary, FTCWatch. He is an award-winning journalist, having spent over 20 years at National Journal, where he covered a range of beats, including the White House and the U.S. Senate. He collaborated with former US Senator Ernest F. Hollings of South Carolina on Hollings' book, Making Government Work.
He has degrees from the Antioch School of Law, Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism and Williams College. He practiced law in the Justice Department's Civil Division.
Andrew Smith is confident the Federal Trade Commission is in a better place today than when he arrived more than two years ago.
FTC’s two Democratic members set out a possible roadmap for the future in their dissents over the agency’s settlement with Zoom.
It seems like a safe bet that Federal Trade Commission member Rohit Chopra is a pessimist.
At a time when once arcane issues involving antitrust are making headlines, it’s doubtful a newly elected Congress will succeed in tackling such big matters.
A recommendation in the House Judiciary Committee’s 452-page report on competition in digital markets is sparking debate.