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John Kerry

John Forbes Kerry is the senior United States Senator from Massachusetts, and chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. He became the senior Senator from Massachusetts after the 2009 death of Senator Edward M. Kennedy. He is currently the 10th most senior Senator. He was the presidential nominee of the Democratic Party in the 2004 presidential election, but lost by 34 electoral votes to incumbent President George W. Bush. Senator Kerry is a decorated Vietnam veteran, and was a spokesman for Vietnam Veterans Against the War when he returned home from service. Before entering the Senate, he served as an Assistant District Attorney and Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts under Michael Dukakis, who ran for President in 1988. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Ben Affleck meets with John Kerry at State Department, reflects on 'Argo'
“Finally, it's just a pleasure to be back here in the State Department. The real State Department — I had to fake it for 'Argo.' I get to see the real thing here, so it's quite intimidating.” – Actor Ben Affleck on meeting with Secretary of State John ...
(Washington Post (blog))
  1. Ben Affleck and John Kerry's Super-Awkward Moment
  2. Ben Affleck casts spotlight on situation in the Congo
  3. Ben Affleck and Seth Rogen testify as Senate gets a little starstruck

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John Kerry appoints Dr. Sarah Sewall as Special Coordinator for Tibet
In a move that is definitely not going to go down well with an already irate China, the US Secretary of State - John Kerry [Unlink] has designated Dr. Sarah Sewall to serve as the US Special Coordinator for Tibetan issues. Dr. Sewall, currently the ...
  1. John Kerry names Sarah Sewall as special coordinator for Tibet
  2. John Kerry names former lecturer as Tibet Special Coordinator
  3. China denounces appointment of US special coordinator on Tibet

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Kerry: US Will Not Accept North Korea as Nuclear State
Secretary of State John Kerry said that the U.S. and South Korea remain “firmly unified” against North Korean nuclear missile activity after a hour-long meeting with South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byong-se at the State Department. Kerry called on ...
(TIME (blog))
  1. Kerry: US will not accept North Korea as a nuclear state
  2. Kerry highlights NK threats, Yun raises regional history issues
  3. Kerry stresses strong US-South Korea ties

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Kerry to Meet Livni, Judeh in Rome on Wednesday - VOA
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet Israeli Justice Minister Tzipi Livni, who has special responsibility for the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, in Rome on Wednesday, the U.S. State Department said on Monday. Kerry will also meet Jordanian ...
(Voice of America)
  1. Kerry to meet Livni and Jordanian FM
  2. Livni and Kerry to Meet in Rome

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John Kerry signals all is well in US-India ties
WASHINGTON: The new US Secretary of State John Kerry took the unusual route of social media to signal that there would be continuity in the strong in US-India relations following the departure of Hillary Clinton, a much-loved figure in New Delhi.
(Times of India)
  1. John Kerry expresses sympathy with victims of Hyderabad blasts
  2. Kerry tweets his sympathies for 'brave people'
  3. Hyderabad blasts cowardly, offers aid in probe: US

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Hillary Clinton Resigns Formally From Secretary Of State Post, John Kerry ...
WASHINGTON -- 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. In a letter sent to ...
(Huffington Post)
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Debate Preparation (5)
Obama Calls on Kerry for Debate Preparation (FOX News)
Casting Call: Obama Picks John Kerry to Play Romney in Debate Preparation (The Moderate Voice)
Kerry Cast as Romney for Obama Debate Preparation (NewsMax.com)
Excerpt: President Obama has selected Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., to play Republican nominee Mitt Romney in debate rehearsals sources familiar with the arrangement say. Kerry, the Democratic nominee in 2004, has extensive presidential debate preparation... (Read article)

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New York Times (5)
Jon Stewart Mocks Joe Scarborough For New York Times Rant (VIDEO) (Huffington Post)
Joe Scarborough says New York Times is “thin skinned” for correcting his nonsense (Salon)
New York Times fires back at Joe Scarborough (Daily Caller)
Excerpt: He alleged that the piece was an attempt to smear Romney, and claimed that the paper never reported on John Kerry's wealth even though the senator was just as rich. "Wow, I guess if the New York Times did do something like that it would take the... (Read article)

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Broken Nose (5)
John Kerry Gets His Nose Broken (FOX News)
John Kerry suffers broken nose, black eyes after hockey game mishap (Zap2it.com)
Who gave John Kerry two black eyes and a broken nose? (Albany Times Union (blog))
Excerpt: Hockey is a rough sport; just ask Senator John Kerry, D-Mass. The senator was attending a ceremony for his hometown hockey team, the Boston Bruins, at the White House today when he publicly debuted the remnants of his own hockey injury. Kerry appeared to have two black eyes and a swollen nose.... (Read article)

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New Cod (12)
Update: Kerry calls for new cod study (Gloucester Daily Times, Gloucester Daily Times)
Kerry asks Commerce Sec'y for new cod assessment (Erie Times-News, Boston Globe)
Sen. Kerry Calls for New Cod Assessment (MPBN)
Excerpt: John Kerry called Thursday for a new assessment, because, in his words, "we simply need to get this right, right from the start." In a sharply worded letter to U.S. Commerce Secretary John Bryson, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration leader Jane... (Read article)

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Professor (4)
Douthat: Professor vs. Professor (Longview News-Journal)
SuggesteProfessor vs. Professor (Bismarck Tribune)
Ross Douthat: Professor Gingrich vs. Professor Obama (Pioneer Press)
Excerpt: Bush as a decisive military leader and all-American tough guy. So they nominated John Kerry for the presidency, hoping that having a real combat veteran as their standard-bearer — a bemedaled war hero, no less, who began his convention speech... (Read article)

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New Trials (4)
Local attorney Dennis Francis reacts to petition to Haslam to stop new trials in Christian-Newsom murder case (WBIR)
Jurors call for appeal of new trials ruling in Christian-Newsom murders (WATE)
LeMaricus Davidson jury 'disgusted' by ruling for new trial (WATE)
Excerpt: Many East Tennesseans are still upset over Judge John Kerry Blackwood's decision to grant each of the four defendants in the Christian-Newsom murders new trials. In fact, some people have started an online petition to Governor Haslam to stop that... (Read article)