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Pritzker leading candidate for Commerce secretary

Chicago billionaire Penny Pritzker is a leading candidate to serve as Commerce secretary in the Obama administration, according to sources cited by the Chicago Tribune.

Pritzker, who with her family owns Hyatt Hotels Corp., is a top Obama fundraiser and ran his 2008 campaign fundraising operation.

A senior administration official told the Tribune they have made no decision and no announcement is imminent.

Forbes magazine ranked Pritzker at #719 on its list of the world’s top billionaires.

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1 Comment to “Pritzker leading candidate for Commerce secretary”

    kid1339 said:
    February 13, 2013 at 8:05 PM

    If her & family got that much ,, she will be in like Fylinn.

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