Obama Nominates John Kerry for State

Barring a confirmation surprise, he will replace Hillary Clinton

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 21, 2012 1:09 PM CST

(Newser) – The not-so-surprising leaks were right on the money: President Obama today picked John Kerry to be his next secretary of state, reports AP. "I'm very proud to announce my choice," said the president, adding that Kerry's whole life and career "...   Read full story »

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