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November 11, 1999 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Carol Moseley-Braun, the only African American woman ever elected to the U.S. Senate, was overwhelmingly confirmed by her former colleagues Wednesday to be U.S. ambassador to New Zealand, easily brushing aside the opposition of her old foe Sen. Jesse Helms (R-N.C.). The vote was 96 to 2, with only Sen. Peter Fitzgerald (R-Ill.), who defeated Moseley-Braun in the 1998 election, joining Helms in voting against the Illinois Democrat. The process, which scarcely touched on the U.S.
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November 11, 1999 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Carol Moseley-Braun, the only African American woman ever elected to the U.S. Senate, was overwhelmingly confirmed by her former colleagues Wednesday to be U.S. ambassador to New Zealand, easily brushing aside the opposition of her old foe Sen. Jesse Helms (R-N.C.). The vote was 96 to 2, with only Sen. Peter Fitzgerald (R-Ill.), who defeated Moseley-Braun in the 1998 election, joining Helms in voting against the Illinois Democrat. The process, which scarcely touched on the U.S.
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October 30, 1999 | SAM FULWOOD III, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Clinton said Friday that he is attempting to reach an agreement with Sen. Jesse Helms (R-N.C.) that would pave the way for a vote on former Sen. Carol Moseley-Braun's nomination as ambassador to New Zealand.
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November 9, 1999 | From Associated Press
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved the nomination of former Sen. Carol Moseley-Braun to be ambassador to New Zealand on a 17-1 vote late Monday, with Chairman Jesse Helms (R-N.C.) the only dissenter. The committee's vote opens the way for the Illinois Democrat's confirmation by the full Senate later this week, possibly today. Moseley-Braun was the first black woman elected to the Senate.
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November 9, 1999 | From Associated Press
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved the nomination of former Sen. Carol Moseley-Braun to be ambassador to New Zealand on a 17-1 vote late Monday, with Chairman Jesse Helms (R-N.C.) the only dissenter. The committee's vote opens the way for the Illinois Democrat's confirmation by the full Senate later this week, possibly today. Moseley-Braun was the first black woman elected to the Senate.
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October 30, 1999 | SAM FULWOOD III, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Clinton said Friday that he is attempting to reach an agreement with Sen. Jesse Helms (R-N.C.) that would pave the way for a vote on former Sen. Carol Moseley-Braun's nomination as ambassador to New Zealand.
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