The Senate has confirmed Samantha Power to be the next ambassador to the United Nations.
The vote was 87-10.
Power, who has served as a foreign policy adviser to President Barack Obama, replaces Susan Rice, now the president’s national security adviser.
She won a Pulitzer Prize in 2003 for her book “A Problem from Hell: America and the Age of Genocide.”
This story was originally published on Thu Aug 1, 2013 5:06 PM EDT