Sen. John Kerry

File photo of Ed Markey. (credit: Kris Connor/Getty Images)

VP Tag Team: Biden, Gore To Campaign For Markey

Two Democratic vice presidents are teaming up to head off a Republican victory in Massachusetts’ special Senate election.


Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks to reporters after meeting with U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Susan Rice, on Capitol Hill on Nov. 27, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Sen. Graham: ‘Hillary Clinton Got Away With Murder’

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday swiftly and unanimously approved President Barack Obama’s choice of Sen. John Kerry to succeed Hillary Rodham Clinton as secretary of state.


Syrian Vice President Faruq al-Shara meets with Sen. John Kerry in Damascus on Feb. 21, 2009. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Kerry: Syrian ‘President Assad Has Been Very Generous With Me’

Sen. John Kerry has held up Syria as a country that could bring peace and stability to the Mideast and predicted that the now-disgraced government of President Bashar Assad would pursue a legitimate relationship with the United States. Those assertions are certain to draw scrutiny at Kerry’s confirmation hearing to be secretary of state as Assad’s brutal crackdown has plunged his country into civil war.


President Barack Obama followed by Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., enters the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Dec. 21, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Dem Women Raising Concerns ‘Big Three Jobs’ In Obama Cabinet Will Be Taken By White Men

The composition of President Barack Obama’s second term Cabinet became clearer Wednesday, with Labor Secretary Hilda Solis resigning and three other members of the president’s team deciding to stay on amid concerns about diversity in Obama’s inner circle.


Sen. John Kerry and Ben Affleck pose for a photo during a meeting with members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in the U.S. Capitol on Dec. 19, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Affleck: I Will Not Be Running For Senate

Take actor and director Ben Affleck off the list of potential candidates for U.S. Sen. John Kerry’s seat if the Massachusetts Democrat is confirmed as Secretary of State.


Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., walks to the Senate chamber in the U.S. Capitol on Dec. 4, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

CBS News: Republicans Told Biden Rice Confirmation Would Be Nearly ‘Impossible’

Democratic Sen. John Kerry, who unsuccessfully sought the presidency in 2004 and has pined for the job of top diplomat, vaulted to the head of President Barack Obama’s short list of secretary of state candidates after U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice suddenly withdrew from consideration to avoid a contentious confirmation fight with emboldened Republicans.


Senate Foreign Relations Chairman John Kerry, D-Mass., and Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., share a laugh while participating in a news conference with persons with disabilities on Capitol Hill, on Dec. 3, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

McCain To Kerry: ‘Thank You Very Much, Mr. Secretary’

Sen. John Kerry, the next secretary of state?


With Mitt Romney's loss, a search for a new face of the GOP is underway. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Romney’s Loss Creates GOP Power Vacuum

Mitt Romney’s shadow looms over a Republican Party in disarray.


Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, holds up an unsigned post card she received from a soldier during a news conference on Capitol Hill on Sept. 20, 2011 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Sen. Collins: ‘Kerry Would Be An Excellent Appointment’ As Secretary Of State

Susan Collins is the latest Republican senator who has doubts about Susan Rice serving as secretary of state.


Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., attends a meeting with Elton John after The Elton John AIDS Foundation and UNAIDS breakfast at the Russell Senate Office Building on July 24, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Michael Kovac/Getty Images for The Elton John AIDS Foundation)

Several Top Democrats Take Campaign Contributions From Bain Capital

Several top Democrats have taken campaign contributions from Bain Capital, despite President Obama lashing out at Mitt Romney’s time there as CEO.