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Aide Brian Mosteller, left, opens the door for President Barack Obama and Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., as they arrive for a new conference to announce Kerry's nomination as the next secretary of state in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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Aide Brian Mosteller, left, opens the door for President Barack Obama and Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., as they arrive for a new conference to announce Kerry's nomination as the next secretary of state in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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