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Shaheen Applauds Committee Approval of Emily Gray Rice Nomination for U.S. Attorney for NH

**In June, Shaheen Recommended Ms. Rice’s Nomination to the President**

(Washington, D.C.) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) released the following statement after the Senate Judiciary Committee approved the nomination of Emily Gray Rice to serve as U.S. Attorney for the District of New Hampshire:

“Today’s vote reflects Emily’s strong credentials for this job,” said Shaheen. “I have no doubt that the Senate will approve her nomination and that she will work tirelessly to fulfill the responsibilities of this post.” 

Upon her confirmation by the U.S. Senate, Ms. Rice would replace New Hampshire’s acting U.S. Attorney, Donald Feith. In June, Senator Shaheen recommended Rice’s nomination to President Obama.