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James B. Comey was confirmed by the Senate to become FBI director Monday via a 93-1 vote, with Sen. Rand Paul the only dissenter. Mr. Comey, who served as deputy attorney general under President George W. Bush, succeeds Robert S. Mueller III. "James Comey has big shoes to fill," said Sen. Patrick J. Leahy. (Associated Press)

James B. Comey was confirmed by the Senate to become FBI director Monday via a 93-1 vote, with Sen. Rand Paul the only dissenter. Mr. Comey, who served as deputy attorney general under President George W. Bush, succeeds Robert S. Mueller III. "James Comey has big shoes to fill," said Sen. Patrick J. Leahy. (Associated Press)

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