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Posted: February 5, 2013 at 4:56 a.m.

John Kerry told State Department employees on his first day at the agency that he has “big heels to fill,” as secretary of state, adding that the “big question after the last eight years,” after tenures by Hillary Rodham Clinton and Condoleezza Rice, is “can a man actually run the State Department.”

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