Senate Committee Approves Kerry for State Gig

He'll go before the full Senate later today

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 29, 2013 9:45 AM CST

(Newser) – The Senate Foreign Relations Committee surprised exactly no one today by putting its seal of approval on John Kerry's nomination for secretary of State nomination. It would have been quite the upset if Kerry hadn't gotten the committee's approval, given that he has sat on it for the past 28 years and chaired it for the past four. Instead, the voice vote passed without opposition, the AP reports. The full Senate will vote on Kerry's bid later this afternoon.

John Kerry sits before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which he has served on for 28 years and led for the past four, during his confirmation hearing, on Capitol Hill, Jan. 24, 2013.   (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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