Pritzker Confirmed as Secretary of Commerce

UNDATED (WIFR) -- Billionaire Chicago businesswoman Penny Pritzker is the next Secretary of Commerce.

The Senate confirmed her nomination Tuesday voting 97-to-1. This fills a vacancy left open since John Bryson resigned last year.

Pritzker is a longtime friend of President Obama and raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for his presidential campaigns.

She's the fourth woman to join the President's current cabinet.


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