Jennifer Granholm confirmed as energy secretary in bipartisan Senate vote

Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm is officially headed back to political office. Ten years after her second term as governor ended, Granholm on Thursday was confirmed as President Joe Biden’s energy secretary, taking over as head of a multibillion-dollar agency that oversees national laboratories, the U.S. nuclear arsenal and plays a significant role in funding technological innovation and adoption of new technologies. The U.S. Senate voted 64-35 to confirm Granholm. All 48 Democrats, including Sens. Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow, both D-Mich., voted in favor of her nomination as did th…

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