Obama nominates Kerry for secretary of state

President Barack Obama, left, shakes hands with  Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., as he announces his nomination of Kerry as next secretary of state in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, in Washington.  Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
President Barack Obama, left, shakes hands with Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., as he announces his nomination of Kerry as next secretary of state in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, in Washington. Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
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