Obama expected to nominate John Kerry to succeed Hillary Clinton

Last Updated: Sun, Dec 16, 2012 06:35 hrs
Hillary Rodham Clinton, John Kerry, Richard Lugar

Washington: President Barack Obama has decided that he will nominate Senator John Kerry, Democrat Massachusetts, to be the Secretary of State.

The President is expected to make the announcement in the next few days for various reasons.

According to ABC News, the delay is made due to the finalization of the process, other pending Cabinet decisions, and, more immediately, the national reaction to the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who is recovering from an illness and a concussion she suffered upon fainting because of that illness, is set to retire in the next few weeks, the report said.

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