Samantha Power confirmed as U.S. ambassador to United Nations

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August 04, 2013 AT 3:00 PM
The U.S. Senate confirmed Samantha Power as the next ambassador to the United Nations by a 87-10 vote. President Barack Obama lauded Power in a statement after the confirmation "As one of our country's leading foreign policy thinkers, Samantha knows that our nation's interests are advanced with strong and principled American leadership."