Senate clears Obama's pick to replace slain ambassador to Libya

Deborah Kay Jones was approved by unanimous consent without debate. She will replace Christopher Stevens, who was killed during the terrorist attack against the U.S. mission in Benghazi last September 11.

Jones, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, previously served as ambassador to Kuwait. Her husband, Richard Olson, is the U.S. ambassador to Pakistan.

The Senate also approved Obama's choice to be ambassador to next-door Chad, James Knight. 

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