Hillary Rodham Clinton

On February 1, Massachusetts Senior Senator John Kerry was sworn in as the 68th Secretary of State, signing on to lead the nation’s international diplomatic agenda.  By vacating his Senate seat, the stage was set for a summer Special Election. In June, voters chose Representative Ed Markey to become Massachusetts’ next senator. (WBZ-TV Photo)Watch: Sen. John Kerry’s Exit Interview

Clinton Out, Kerry In As Secretary Of State

Hillary Rodham Clinton formally resigned Friday as America’s secretary of state, capping a four-year tenure that saw her shatter records for the number of countries visited. John Kerry was sworn in to replace her.


John Kerry. (Photo credit MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

In Senate Farewell, Kerry Speaks Of Need To Listen

The five-term Massachusetts Democrat was emotional at times during a speech on the Senate floor as he discussed the importance of listening and of cooperation.


Sen. John Kerry. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Kerry Confirmation Hearing Set For Next Week

A Senate panel will hold a hearing on the nomination of Sen. John Kerry to be the next secretary of state on Jan. 24.


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Clinton Office Hostage Taker To Be Released

A NH man who served a prison sentence for taking hostages at a Hillary Rodham Clinton presidential campaign office in 2007 then was sent back for probation violations is expected to be released.