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Senate confirms President Biden's 1st Cabinet pick

1 month ago   |   By KMBC

In a first vote, the Senate confirmed President Joe Biden's nominee for Director of National Intelligence, Avril Haines.
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Senate Approves Avril Haines as Intel Chief as Josh Hawley Holds up Homeland Security

Senate Approves Avril Haines as Intel Chief as Josh Hawley Holds up Homeland Security

1 month ago   |   By Newsweek

Avril Haines, who previously served in the Obama administration, became the first woman to serve as Director of National Intelligence after being confirmed in the Senate by a 84-10 vote on Wednesday.
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Biden nominee Avril Haines confirmed as intelligence director

Biden nominee Avril Haines confirmed as intelligence director

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

WASHINGTON - Former White House lawyer Avril Haines has been confirmed as the new Director of National Intelligence, becoming the first woman to lead the agency and the first nominee in President Biden's cabinet to pass the vetting process. The new Democrat-controlled Senate on Wednesday night voted overwhelmingly to confirm Haines, 84-10. Haines is another...
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Biden's first Cabinet member to lead battered intel agencies

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Avril Haines as director of national intelligence, giving President Joe Biden the first member of his Cabinet and placing the first woman in charge of the nearly two-decade old agency.
Haines, a former deputy director of the CIA and deputy national security adviser in the Obama administration, was confirmed with an overwhelming 84-10 vote, signaling a bipartisan desire for confirming Biden's national security nominees and installing strong leadership after four turbulent years for the intelligence community.
Former President Donald Trump spent...
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Senate Confirms Avril Haines As Director Of National Intelligence

Senate Confirms Avril Haines As Director Of National Intelligence

1 month ago   |   By NPR

Haines has made history as the first woman to hold the top job in U.S. intelligence. (Image credit: Joe Raedle/Pool/AFP via Getty Images)
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