Senate Confirms Comey To Be Next FBI Director

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Reuters
Former Deputy U.S. Attorney General James Comey, a Republican, won Senate confirmation on Monday as President Barack Obama's pick to head the FBI.

Senate Confirms Comey To Be Next FBI Director

Former Deputy U.S. Attorney General James Comey, a Republican, won Senate confirmation on Monday as President Barack Obama's pick to head the FBI.

Comey, 52, will replace Robert Mueller, who has led the bureau since shortly before the September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States. The vote was 93-1.