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Obama nominates Kerry for secretary of state

Posted: December 22, 2012 at 1:39 a.m.

President Barack Obama nominated Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts as secretary of state Friday, choosing an elder of the Democratic Party’s foreign-policy establishment and a crucial political ally in the Senate to succeed Hillary Rodham Clinton.

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