WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate has approved President Barack Obama's nominee to serve as ambassador to Canada.
The selection of Bruce Heyman was approved by voice vote on Wednesday night.
Heyman is a Chicago investment banker and campaign fundraiser. He has served as managing director for private wealth management at Goldman Sachs. He first joined the investment bank in 1980.
Heyman was also a top fundraiser for Obama's re-election campaign and served on the campaign's finance committee.