Not Leach, but another Republican

President Obama is sending a Republican to China, but the next U.S. Ambassador to that foreign land won't be former Iowa Congressman Jim Leach, a Republican who endorsed Obama in August.   

Obama is sending Utah's governor to China.  Governor Jon Huntsman, a Republican who served as one of the co-chairman of John McCain's 2008 presidential campaign, speaks Mandarin Chinese, by the way.  He's also been on many of the "lists" of potential 2012 Republican presidential candidates that people have begun assembling.

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O. Kay Henderson is the news director of Radio Iowa.