Joe Biden Picks Antony Blinken for Secretary of State

WASHINGTON—President-elect intends to nominate Antony Blinken to serve as secretary of state, turning to a trusted diplomat and foreign-policy adviser to oversee his work to rebuild U.S. relationships around the globe, according to people familiar with the decision.

Mr. Blinken served as Mr. Biden’s top foreign-policy adviser during his presidential campaign. He had roles as deputy secretary of state during President Obama’s second term and as national security adviser to Mr. Biden while he served as vice president…

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