Albright Unanimously Confirmed by Senate Foreign Relations Committee
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee unanimously voted to confirm Madeleine Albright as the first female Secretary of State of the United States on January 20th. The full Senate should vote on her confirmation by January 22nd. The committee's ranking Democrat, Senator Joseph Biden (D-Del) said that he expected her confirmation to "sail through the senate."
Media Resources: The Nando Times - January 20, 1997