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06-24-2009, 12:43 AM
Rooney in D.C. for Senate hearing on ambassadorship
Tuesday, June 23, 2009
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Steelers Chairman Dan Rooney is in Washington, D.C., on the eve of his hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on his nomination to be U.S. ambassador to Ireland.

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., who is on the committee, will introduce Mr. Rooney tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. in the Dirksen Senate Office Building.

Mr. Rooney campaigned for then U.S. Sen. Barack Obama during the presidential race last year and was nominated by the president for the ambassadorship this year.

First published on June 23, 2009 at 2:27 pm

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