5/23/2013

President Barack Obama's nominee for commerce secretary, Chicago billionaire Penny Pritzker, will be questioned by Republican members of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee about the collapse of a bank she ran and personal investments held in offshore trusts. "My guess is that if she performs well, she'll have a lot of support from Democrats and some Republicans," said Sen. John Thune of South Dakota, the senior Republican on the committee.

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