December 15th, 2012
07:18 PM ET

Source: Obama to nominate Kerry for secretary of state

U.S. President Barack Obama will nominate Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts as the next secretary of state, a Democrat who spoke with Kerry told CNN.

The source also said Obama's announcement could come as early as this week.

If confirmed by the Senate, Kerry would replace current Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who plans to leave her post within the administration.

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  1. the prophet

    What! Wow thanks

    December 15, 2012 at 7:20 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  2. William

    The President and John Kerry have a not-so-smart move: they have a good chance to lose a precious seat in the senate.

    December 15, 2012 at 9:41 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  3. JohnKerryaformerAmerican

    Yes, we heard the expensive PREPAID national mailout rumors- John Kerry was not born in America and never served in the military: but now that he can hand out money- guess what? He is now a loved son of the "real" America. And not only this but the N.R.A. has decided to defend the living mother against the one thousand lawsuits that would be sure to follow after her every moment was dumped upon the press for ratings. "the heartbeat of the so called evil".

    December 16, 2012 at 9:04 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  4. Taxi

    John Kerry and George "dubya" Bush were Skull&Bonesmen. President Obama knows of this secret society and what their plans are. Why would he nominate a Bonesman?

    December 16, 2012 at 9:16 pm | Report abuse | Reply

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