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Obama taps John Kerry for secretary of state

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President Obama formally nominated Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., as his next secretary of state, avoiding a contentious confirmation battle over the nation’s top diplomat at a time when he can ill afford political drama. “In a sense, John’s entire life has prepared him for this role,” Obama said of the Vietnam War veteran and foreign policy wonk of the Senate. “He’s not going to need a...

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