Philly’s David L. Cohen confirmed as US ambassador to Canada

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The Philadelphia Inquirer

WASHINGTON — Former Comcast executive David L. Cohen was confirmed Tuesday night as U.S. ambassador to Canada, making him the face of the Biden administration with one of America’s most significant allies. In a sign of the bipartisan support for his nomination, Cohen was approved by unanimous consent in the full Senate, even as Republicans blocked eight other State Department nominees whom Democrats attempted to advance. Cohen is a longtime powerhouse in Philadelphia’s civic, political and business circles, and was one of Biden’s top fundraisers during his 2020 presidential campaign. Biden’s f…

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