Obama nominates friends Pritzker for commerce secretary and Froman for trade representative

  • by: NEDRA PICKLER , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 2, 2013 - 1:37 PM

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Thursday chose two old friends with corporate executive experience for top posts on his economic team, naming longtime fundraiser Penny Pritzker as Commerce secretary and adviser Michael Froman as U.S. Trade Representative.

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