Obama Nominates Ambassador to NL

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Obama has chosen two candidates for the top Peace Corps post and ambassador to the Netherlands.

Prime Minister Mark Rutte and President Barack Obama
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President Barack Obama has selected a Peace Corps volunteer to be the agency's director and elected a lawyer and presidential campaign fundraiser as the contender for ambassador to the Netherlands.

On Thursday, the White House announced the nomination of Peace Corps volunteer Carolyn Hessler-Radelet to the top Peace Corps position. He also selected Tim Broas for the diplomat job in the Netherlands.

Tim Broas, a Obama fundraiser, is an associate of law firm of Winston & Strawn LLP. He is a member of the board of trustees of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.