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Topic - John Aldrich
As President Obama embarks on another four years in office, he is mindful that history is littered with the wreckage of presidents' second terms.
Second-term nominees "tend to be a little less exciting," said John Aldrich, professor of political science at Duke University.
"By definition, it can't be your first choice for secretary of state," Mr. Aldrich said. "You already made that one. The biggest concern is a break in continuity, and that's why there are appointments like [Jack] Lew"