Michael Froman

The White House is seen during the annual national Hanukkah menorah lighting ceremony on the White House Ellipse. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Trade Rep to Help Light National Menorah

U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman will help light the National Menorah near the White House to mark the start of Hanukkah, the eight-day Jewish holiday.


U.S. President Barack Obama announces that he will nominate Chicago business executive Penny Pritzker (R) for Commerce Secretary and economic adviser Mike Froman for trade representative in the Rose Garden at the White House May 2, 2013 in Washington, DC. If approved by the Senate, the two appointments will round out the administration's economic team for Obama's second term. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama Nominates Pritzker, Froman For Economic Jobs

President Barack Obama on Thursday chose two old friends with corporate executive experience for top posts on his economic team, naming longtime fundraiser Penny Pritzker as Commerce secretary and adviser Michael Froman as U.S. Trade Representative.