Senate approves Obama nominee for UN a day after marathon vote clears his ATF director

  • by: ALAN FRAM , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 1, 2013 - 10:10 PM

WASHINGTON — The Senate easily confirmed President Barack Obama's selection for ambassador to the United Nations on Thursday, capping a month in which senators used a bipartisan truce on once-mired nominations to fill a cluster of vacancies in the president's second-term administration.

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