Breaking News Headlines: Obama Rewards Two Big Donors With Plum Diplomatic Assignments

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July 10, 2013 AT 8:15 PM
President Barack Obama rewarded two major donors to his re-election campaign with plum diplomatic assignments in Britain and Italy. Obama announced plans to send Kentucky businessman Matthew Barzun to London as the U.S. ambassador to Britain and Washington lawyer John Phillips as the U.S. ambassador to Italy. Both nominations require Senate confirmation.