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Condoleezza Rice Confirmed as Secretary of State

By January 26, 2005

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By a vote of 85-13, the U.S. Senate has confirmed Condoleezza Rice as Secretary of State. The 13 negative votes is the largest number of votes cast against a Secretary of State nominee in modern U.S. history. Rice becomes the first African-American woman to head U.S. foreign policy. Want to learn more about the Presidents Cabinet? Read on...


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