McCaskill decries ‘double standard,’ but says Obama may want to pass on Susan Rice

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    On Sunday’s broadcast of “Meet the Press,” Tennessee Republican Sen. Bob Corker said U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice probably won’t be nominated to be the next secretary of state — and even Missouri Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill, who defended Rice, admitted she wasn’t sure the diplomat is worth the trouble of nominating.

    “I don’t think she’ll be nominated,” Corker said. “But I have told people certainly I will give her a fair hearing. I do think that the underlying issue here is people have seen her far more as a political operative and not a principle. And I think that’s what the White House is witnessing right now.”

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