Purge evil with Justice
- Jul 24, 2011
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- Slightly Liberal
At the time, she was the highest-ranking woman in the history of the U.S. government.
Albright died of cancer, her family said, adding that she was "surrounded by family and friends" at the time.
Then-President Bill Clinton named Albright the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations shortly after he was inaugurated in 1993, and nominated her as the secretary of state three years later. She was confirmed in 1997 by a vote of 99-0. At the time, she was the highest-ranking woman in the history of the U.S. government.
RIP, Madame Secretary.