U.S. Senate committee advances Biden pick for Israel ambassador

By: - October 25, 2023 11:48 am

WASHINGTON, DC – OCTOBER 18: Jack Lew, President Joe Biden’s nominee to be the U.S. Ambassador to Israel, testifies during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill October 18, 2023 in Washington, DC. Lew, a former Treasury Secretary under President Barack Obama, was nominated by Biden in September after former U.S. Ambassador to Israel Thomas Nides left the position over the summer. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.