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Obama taps 2 campaign supporters to be ambassadors

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is nominating two supporters who raised hefty sums for his re-election campaign to be U.S. ambassadors. The White House said Tuesday that Robert Barber is Obama's pick for Iceland. Obama has also tapped Mark Gilbert, a former Chicago White Sox player, to be his envoy to New Zealand. Both were members of the Obama for America national finance team, and...

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