April 19, 2004 - President Bush nominates Negroponte to be U.S. ambassador to Iraq. He is confirmed by the Senate May 6th.
February 17, 2005 - President Bush names Negroponte as the country's first director of national intelligence. He is confirmed by the Senate April 21st.
January 5, 2007 - President Bush nominates Negroponte as deputy secretary of state.
2007-2009 - Deputy Secretary of State.