Condoleezza Rice Wins Approval from Senate Panel

Condoleezza Rice

Condoleezza Rice at her U.S. Senate confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 18. Reuters hide caption

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The Senate Foreign Relations committee confirms Condoleezza Rice as the next secretary of state, by a vote of 16-to-2. Dissenting were Democrats Barbara Boxer and John Kerry. The full Senate is expected to vote on Rice Thursday.

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