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Posted at 04:08 PM ET, 07/31/2013

Obama bundler Mamet tapped for Argentina post

(Carolyn Kaster - AP)
Another mega-bundler snags a fine embassy. Noah Mamet, a Los Angeles business and political consultant and member of the Obama 2012 National Finance Committee, has been nominated to be ambassador to Argentina.

Mamet, who had been a national finance director for former House Democratic Leader Richard Gephardt from 1995 to 2003, raised at least $1.3 million for the Obama campaign. (His total trailed just behind Boston lawyer Robert Sherman, according to a New York Times calculation in mid-2012, who got tapped for Portugal last week.)

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