This story came up again this week via dead-tree media but it was actually a NYT story back in March.
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Former Sen. Claire McCaskill is under consideration for a plum ambassadorship in western Europe - another sign President Biden will tap party allies over big dollar donors when he starts to name his political ambassadors as soon as next week. Why it matters: Biden will have political antennae across the globe.