By PATRICK GAVIN | 3/23/12 11:51 AM EDT Updated: 3/23/12 12:43 PM EDT
President Barack Obama’s decision to pick Dartmouth President Jim Yong Kim took many by surprise, considering that Kim isn’t a regular in Washington circles.
“Dr. Kim’s name was closely held and not among those widely bandied about since Mr. Zoellick announced his plans to move on,” the New York Times wrote in its story on nomination.
”At this moment, across Washington, hundreds of surprised reporters [...]