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Biden Gains Two Key Economic Advisers

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

The Senate confirmed Gina Raimondo as President Biden's commerce secretary and Cecilia Rouse as the head of the Council of Economic Advisers.
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Biden's Commerce Secretary, Gina Raimondo, Confirmed By Senate

Biden's Commerce Secretary, Gina Raimondo, Confirmed By Senate

1 month ago   |   By NPR

Gov. Gina Raimondo, the first woman to lead Rhode Island, is cutting short a second term as governor to oversee an eclectic portfolio of U.S. Commerce Department agencies, including the Census Bureau.
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Senate Confirms Biden's Commerce Secretary Pick, R.I. Gov Gina Raimondo

Senate Confirms Biden's Commerce Secretary Pick, R.I. Gov Gina Raimondo

1 month ago   |   By The Huffington Post

Republicans were concerned Raimondo wouldn't be forceful enough on the Chinese government and their espionage efforts.
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