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Opinion

Robert Kuttner

Why John Kerry shouldn’t be nominated

Senator John Kerry, prominently mentioned as the next secretary of state or defense, should stay right where he is.

Republicans hope to block the nomination of the top White House choice, UN Ambassador Susan Rice. They are holding a Rice nomination hostage for more information about what the president knew about the Benghazi attacks when he sent Rice onto Sunday talk shows with what turned out to be misleading information.

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