Secretary of Commerce

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Secretary of Commerce

The head of the U.S. federal government department charged with encouraging economic growth. The secretary is responsible for issuing patents, setting standards for companies and sectors, and gathering data on the state of the American economy. He or she is appointed by the president of the United States and confirmed by the Senate.
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