The SFRC cleared the nominations of two more nominees for the State Department on May 20: McHale and Blake. That makes seven nominees for the State Department currently waiting for the confirmation vote of the full Senate.
Judith A. McHale, of Maryland, to be Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy, vice James K. Glassman, resigned.
Robert Orris Blake, Jr., of Maryland, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Assistant Secretary of State for South Asian Affairs, vice Richard A. Boucher, resigned.
May 20, 2009 Reported by Mr. Kerry, Committee on Foreign Relations, without printed report.
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