Senate Confirms Marcia Fudge as 18th Secretary of HUD

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - 10:30AM

The U.S. Senate today confirmed Rep. Marcia Fudge, D-Ohio, as the 18th secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Fudge, who was in her seventh term in the House of Representatives, becomes the first Black woman to hold the position since Patricia Harris was HUD secretary in 1980 and 1981. The vote to confirm Fudge was 66-34.

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