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** FILE ** Carry teams move transfer cases of the remains of the four Americans killed in Benghazi, Libya, from a transport plane during a ceremony Sept. 14, 2012, at Andrews Air Force Base, marking the start of congressional and State Department inquiries into the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi. (Associated Press)

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Ambassador Patrick Kennedy, under secretary for management at the State Department, answers questions on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, during the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing investigating the Sept. 11, 2012 attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that resulted in the death of U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and other Americans. From left are, Ambassador Patrick Kennedy, Charlene Lamb, deputy assistant secretary for international programs at the State Department's Bureau of Diplomat Security, Eric Nordstrom, a regional security officer with the State Department, and Lt. Col. Andrew Wood, a Utah National Guard Army Green Beret who was the top security official at the consulate in Libya. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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**FILE** Aides bearing armfuls of papers arrive Oct. 10, 2012, on Capitol Hill with witnesses from the State Department for the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing investigating the Sept. 11 attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that resulted in the death of U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and other Americans. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Ambassador Patrick Kennedy (right), under secretary for management at the State Department, answers questions Oct. 10, 2012, on Capitol Hill during the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing investigating the Sept. 11, 2012 attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya. The attack resulted in the death of U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and other Americans. From left are Kennedy; Charlene Lamb, deputy assistant secretary for international programs at the State Department's Bureau of Diplomat Security; Eric Nordstrom, a regional security officer with the State Department; and Lt. Col. Andrew Wood, a Utah National Guard Army Green Beret who was the top security official at the consulate in Libya. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, accompanied by President Obama, meets Sept. 12, 2012, with State Department personnel in the courtyard of the State Department building in Washington after the president spoke at the White House concerning the recent deaths of Americans in Libya. (Associated Press)

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at the State Department in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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Patrick Kennedy, State Department official, was questioned on Capitol Hill about the attack in Libya on Sept. 11, 2012. (The Associated Press)

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** FILE ** A crowd at the State Department embraces Robert G. Anders, one of the six diplomats spirited out of Tehran in 1980 under the guise of a Hollywood crew member and with the help of Canadian Ambassador Ken Taylor (left). (The Associated Press)

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Under Secretary of State for Management Patrick F. Kennedy (U.S. State Department)

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at the State Department in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at the State Department in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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**FILE** Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton meets with Indonesia's Foreign Minister R.M. Marty Natalegawa at the State Department in Washington on Sept. 20, 2012. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton meets with Indonesia's Foreign Minister R.M. Marty Natalegawa at the State Department in Washington on Sept. 20, 2012. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, accompanied by President Obama, meets Sept. 12, 2012, with State Department personnel in the courtyard of the State Department building in Washington after the president spoke at the White House concerning the recent deaths of Americans in Libya. (Associated Press)

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President Obama, followed by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, walks to meet with State Department personnel in the courtyard of the State Department in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012, after speaking at the White House concerning the recent deaths of Americans in Libya. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Boeing CEO James McNerney, Jr. attends the first-ever State Department Global Business Conference on Feb. 21, 2012, at the State Department in Washington. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Boeing CEO James McNerney, Jr. attends the first-ever State Department Global Business Conference on Feb. 21, 2012, at the State Department in Washington. (Associated Press)

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Andrew Natsios, the president’s Special Envoy for Sudan, gestures during a press briefing on Darfur and the U.S. imposed sanctions, Tuesday, May 29, 2007, at the State Department in Washington. (Associated Press)

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Andrew Natsios, the president’s special envoy for Sudan, gestures during a press briefing on Darfur and the U.S.-imposed sanctions, on Tuesday, May 29, 2007, at the State Department in Washington. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks on Thursday, May 24, 2012, during a news conference at the State Department in Washington. (Associated Press)