Obama nominates Pritzker, Froman for economic jobs

Associated Press
Obama nominates Pritzker, Froman for economic jobs

A White House official says President Barack Obama will name a longtime fundraiser to run the Commerce Department and a top economic adviser as the next U.S. Trade Representative. The Commerce nominee is expected to be Penny Pritzker, left, shown in a Oct. 4, 2010 file photo and The U.S. Trade Representative is expected to be Mike Froman seen in an Oct. 8, 2010 file photo. Obama will announce both nominations from the White House Thursday morning May 2, 2013 before departing for Mexico. (AP Photo/File)

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