Penny Pritzker Commerce Department nomination to see vote Monday

June 6, 2013 3:22:15 PM PDT
Penny Pritzker's nomination as the new head of the Commerce Department will be voted on next week.

Members of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee will vote Monday afternoon.

A vote by the full senate will occur after that.

Pritzker's family runs the Hyatt hotels and numerous other businesses and investments.

She was selected by President Barack Obama after serving as national finance chair for his 2008 campaign and a national co-chair for his 2012 presidential bid.

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