Commerce Head To Take Leave After Seizure, Car Crashes

Law360, New York (June 12, 2012, 12:36 PM EDT) -- U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary John Bryson will go on medical leave after suffering a seizure Saturday and being involved in a pair of car accidents near Los Angeles, the department said Monday night.

Bryson, 68, told President Barack Obama that he planned to take leave to care for health issues that came to light after the accidents, and said he would transfer his tasks to Deputy Secretary Rebecca Blank, who will serve as acting secretary in his absence, according to a statement from Commerce....
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