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Two more bundlers get ambassadorships

From NBC's Domenico Montanaro and Abby Livingston
Two more of President Obama's top fundraisers have gotten plum gigs as ambassadors overseas.

The latest are the nominees for Sweden and Morocco.

Matthew Barzun, who raised more than $500,000 for Obama's 2008 campaign, was named on Friday as Obama's choice for ambassador to Sweden.

And here's lookin' at you, Samuel L. Kaplan. Kaplan raised between $100,000 and $200,000 for Obama and got a placement to Morocco.

Five other ambassadors were named on Friday, who were not bundlers, including ones to potential trouble spots around the globe, like Georgia, Croatia, Tajikistan and Uganda. Also named was an ambassador to the Solomon Islands, the Republic of Vanuatu and Papua New Guinea (one post).

This now brings the list of Obama bundlers who've gotten ambassadorships to 12 (about 30% of all named).

Here's the list in full:
-- Donald Gips (South Africa): More than $500,000
-- Nicole Avant (Bahamas): More than $500,000
-- Charles Rivkin (France): More than $500,000
-- John Roos (Japan): More than $500,000
-- Donald Sternoff Beyer Jr. (Switzerland and Liechtenstein): More than $500,000
-- Howard W. Gutman (Belgium): More than $500,000
-- Matthew Barzun (Sweden): More than $500,000
-- Louis Susman (U.K./Northern Ireland): Between $100,000 and $200,000
-- Laurie Susan Fulton (Denmark): Between $100,000 and $200,000
-- Vinai K. Thummalapally (Belize): Between $100,000 and $200,000
-- David Jacobson (Canada): Between $50,000 and $100,000
-- Samuel L. Kaplan (Morocco): Between $100,000 and $200,000