Senate confirms Gina Raimondo to serve as commerce secretary

The vote tally was 84-15.
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Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo in January 2021
Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo in January 2021
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The Senate voted on Tuesday in favor of confirming Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo, a Democrat, to serve as secretary of commerce.

The vote to confirm Raimondo was bipartisan, with only 15 GOP senators voting against confirmation. The vote tally was 84-15.