Senate confirms Daly as U.S. Attorney for Connecticut

Washington — It’s official: The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Deirdre M. Daly to serve as U.S. Attorney for the District of Connecticut. Daly will serve a four-year term.

Daly had been acting U.S. Attorney before her confirmation, carried out by a voice vote.

In a joint statement, Sens. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and Chris Murphy, D-Conn., said Daly “has proved that she is more than qualified for the job.”

“We are proud that this firm and fair prosecutor will continue to serve the people of Connecticut,” the senators said in a joint statement.