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December 20, 2013


Messina Not Interested in Senate Appointment

Obama 2012 campaign manager Jim Messina said that he is not considering an appointment in the U.S. Senate to replace departing Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT), The Hill reports.

"The Montanan was said by sources to be influential in Obama's decision to nominate Baucus as envoy to China. Speculation on Gov. Steve Bullock's appointment centered on Lt. Gov. John Walsh, who is running to succeed Baucus."

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