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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
January 22, 2007

Nominations Sent to the Senate

       Ryan C. Crocker, of Washington, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service with the rank Personal Rank of Career Ambassador, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Iraq.

       J. Michael McConnell, of Virginia, to be Director of National Intelligence, vice John D. Negroponte.

       John D. Negroponte, of New York, to be Deputy Secretary of State, vice Robert B. Zoellick, resigned.

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