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Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker friends Silicon Valley

"For us to keep up with your pace of change, this leadership team is breaking down silos throughout our agency," she tells a group of tech execs. The 47,000-person agency is conducting its own "mashup."

By February 26, 2014


Obama's commerce secretary to petition Silicon Valley on jobs

Secretary Penny Pritzker will meet with LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner on Monday, and Facebook and others after that.

By February 21, 2014


Petraeus a now unlikely defense secretary in Call of Duty

The disgraced general shows up aboard the U.S.S. Barack Obama in the year 2025 in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, launched today.

By November 13, 2012


Ex-Clinton press secretary to leave full-time gig at Facebook

Former White House press secretary Joe Lockhart decides he doesn't want to move from the East Coast and will switch to a consulting role at the social network, according to reports.

By October 5, 2012


Transportation secretary won't back ban on hands-free calls

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood rejects NTSB plan to ban all cell phone calls while driving, saying hands-free is not the problem.

By December 21, 2011


Hackers release data on ex-Treasury Secretary Rubin

In latest pro-protest salvo, hackers dump data on former banker and Treasury Secretary.

By October 24, 2011


Culture secretary wants Google to block piracy sites

The UK culture secretary Jeremy Hunt has said the government wants sites like Google to block copyright-infringing sites from search results.

By September 15, 2011


Facebook hires former Clinton White House press secretary

Company's new face is Joe Lockhart, a Washington insider with experience in the deepest media trenches during Clinton's bruising second term.

By June 14, 2011


Energy secretary tours solar disrupter (photos)

While in the Boston area, Steven Chu gets a tour of the labs of 1366 Technologies, a solar start-up aiming to make solar power lower than the price of coal.

6 Images By December 2, 2010


Secretary Chu: Global energy race is 'Sputnik' moment

In an address to the National Press Club, Energy Secretary Steven Chu argues that federal R&D in energy needs to be sustained once stimulus dollars run out so the U.S. can stay competitive in the world economy.

By November 29, 2010