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John Kerry’s nomination
approved by Senate Foreign
Relations Committee

Washington Post, by Rachel Weiner

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Posted By:JoniTx, 1/29/2013 11:42:18 AM

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has approved Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) as the 68th secretary of state, by a unanimous voice vote. The full Senate will vote on Kerry’s nomination later today. The unanimous vote is not much of a surprise; Kerry sailed through his four-hour confirmation hearing. As Anne Gearan wrote: Kerry outlined no grand agenda for the next four years. The closest he got to a foreign policy mission statement was the observation that “more than ever, foreign policy is economic policy.”

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Rotten In Denmark, 1/29/2013 11:51:23 AM     (No. 9146400)

Got any PAtriotic Americans on that cmte?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 1/29/2013 12:08:28 PM     (No. 9146440)

Yep, foreign policy has become economic policy as they decide which country gets the largest share of the $$ borrowed from China.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: hisself, 1/29/2013 12:28:46 PM     (No. 9146495)

So TREA$ON no longer counts in this country?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 1/29/2013 12:31:01 PM     (No. 9146501)

So Rubio was conveniently absent. I assume some GOP senators were present who obviously voted yes like good little lap dogs. At the height of cold war kerry voted for the nuclear freeze along with 3 other democrat traitors. At the hearing do you suppose any GOP senator has the nerve to ask the peculiar french speaking candidate about that outrageous vote?


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Reply 5 - Posted by: lil dotty, 1/29/2013 12:32:02 PM     (No. 9146507)

He is only getting the position as he needs the money to pay the back taxes on his yacht. Swift Boat call to action. Genghis Kahn himself


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Reply 6 - Posted by: Marzipan, 1/29/2013 12:37:26 PM     (No. 9146522)

Great. NOw I have to clean breakfast off my keyboard.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 1/29/2013 12:59:28 PM     (No. 9146575)

Who knew all those years ago that treason was a smart career move?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: redwhite&blue2, 1/29/2013 1:01:11 PM     (No. 9146582)

Lurch? With his pockets full of spitballs? You gotta be shi**ing me!

God help us all!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: viking diver, 1/29/2013 1:20:12 PM     (No. 9146623)

term limits a sign that we are way past due congressional term limits, one term in the senate, maybe two terms in the house and thats it. AND no lawyers need apply, just common sense folk who actually have worked for a living and PAID taxes

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Reply 10 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 1/29/2013 3:16:52 PM     (No. 9146904)

Disgusting Republicans on the committee voted for Kerry.

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