US nominates Indian American, Richard Rahul Verma, as ambassador to India

September 19, 2014 7:27 AM

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What is unquestioned is Verma's entrenchment in the Democratic Party set up. He served as senior foreign policy and national security adviser from 2002-07 to Senator Harry Reid, the majority leader.

He was a part of the Obama transition team and then served as assistant secretary of state for legislative affairs fighting former secretary of state Hillary Clinton's budgetary battles on Capitol Hill. He handled more than 200 Senate confirmations and the hope is that he can manage his own on fast ...

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