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Biden picks Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti to be U.S. ambassador to India

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) -President Joe Biden has nominated Los Angeles mayor and climate advocate Eric Garcetti to be the U.S. ambassador to India, a country Washington sees as a key partner in its effort to push back against China’s expanding power and influence. Garcetti, a Biden loyalist who co-chaired the successful Biden-Harris 2020 election campaign, has served as mayor of Los Angeles since 2013. The White House biography accompanying the announcement of Garcetti’s nomination highlighted his role in co-founding the bipartisan “Climate Mayors” network and in leading more than 400 U.S. mayors…

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