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‘Diplomacy Is Back': Linda Thomas-Greenfield Is Confirmed as Biden's U.N. Envoy

8 days ago   |   By NY Times

Ms. Thomas-Greenfield, a career diplomat, will go the U.N. calling for the United States to re-engage with the global body, while dealing with Republican concerns about her prior remarks on China.
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Senate poised to confirm Biden's nominee for ambassador to United Nations

8 days ago   |   By The Washington Post

Linda Thomas-Greenfield, an African American woman and career diplomat, would hold one of the most high-profile jobs in diplomacy.
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Senate confirms Biden's choice for UN ambassador

Senate confirms Biden's choice for UN ambassador

8 days ago   |   By Post Gazette

President Joe Biden's choice to lead U.S. diplomacy at the United Nations, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, has been confirmed by the Senate.
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Senate Confirms Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Becomes Second Black Woman UN Ambassador

Senate Confirms Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Becomes Second Black Woman UN Ambassador

8 days ago   |   By News One

UPDATED: 12:34 p.m. ET, Feb. 23, 2021 -
The Senate confirmed Linda Thomas-Greenfield to serve as President Joe Biden ‘s ambassador to the United Nations on Tuesday in a 78-20 vote.
It's official: Senate confirms Linda Thomas-Greenfield to serve as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations in a 78-20 vote. pic.twitter.com/HKs0E5aUF1
- The Recount February 23, 2021
The veteran diplomat will take on the high-profile role in the Biden-Harris administration where she will be tasked with restoring America's position globally.
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President-elect Joe Biden is already making good on his...
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Linda Thomas-Greenfield Confirmed by Senate as Biden's UN Envoy

8 days ago   |   By Bloomberg

The Senate confirmed Linda Thomas-Greenfield as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, overcoming Republican complaints that she had been too deferential to China in a 2019 speech given at a Beijing-sponsored institute.
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Alert: Senate confirms veteran U.S. diplomat Linda Thomas-Greenfield to serve as President Biden's United Nations ambassador

8 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Senate confirms veteran U.S. diplomat Linda Thomas-Greenfield to serve as President Biden's United Nations ambassador.
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Senate Confirms Linda Thomas-Greenfield AS Biden's Ambassador to the U.N

8 days ago   |   By NY Times

As America's top representative to the United Nations, Ms. Thomas-Greenfield has said she will set about restoring alliances.
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