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Commerce Department Secretary Penny Pritzker arrives in Silicon Valley Monday to make the rounds at Facebook and other tech firms as part of a broader Obama administration effort to enlist the tech community’s help in creating new jobs and gathering more support for issues like immigration reform. 304 more words
Economic news was abundant today, mostly dominated by housing related data. The Commerce Department reported that Housing Starts in January declined by 16% to an annual rate of 888,000 revised from the higher December number of 1.048 million, as harsh winter weather continues to impact the sector. 372 more words
Who is Rick Wade?
The veteran political operative, who ran Obama’s black vote program in 2008 and then worked in the Commerce Department in the administration, is now trying to become a politician in his own right. 174 more words