03/02/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Congressional Black Caucus Lobbies Obama For Black Commerce Secretary

The Congressional Black Caucus is lobbying President Barack Obama to pick African-American technology executive John Thompson to be his commerce secretary.

Thompson is chairman and chief executive officer of Symantec Corp, the software security company best known for its Norton computer protection products. He is expected to step down in early April.

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