Kerry will replace Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State.
With only three dissenting votes, the U.S. Senate has confirmed John Kerry as the new Secretary of State. Kerry will take over for Hillary Clinton, who is leaving the post after four years. The move means Kerry will have to resign as a senator soon paving the way for a special senate election. The primary election is scheduled for April 30 and the general election will be held on June 25. U.S. Congressman Ed Markey, D-MA, has announced he is running for the seat. U.S. Congressman Stephen Lynch, D-MA has hinted that he may run. As for an interim senator for Kerry's seat, Gov. Deval Patrick plans to announce his pick on Wednesday, Jan. 30, according to the Boston Herald.
Who will win the Super Tuesday primaries? Romney or Santorum? Gingrich or Paul? What do you think about President Obama? Take our poll and let us know.
Tuesday, March 6 is “Super Tuesday” and ten states across the country will be holding primaries or caucuses to help decide the Republican nominee for president in the general election this fall. Massachusetts, along with Alaska, Georgia, Idaho, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Vermont and Virginia head to the polls. Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum, Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and Texas Congressman Ron Paul are all still vying for the Republican nomination. President Barack Obama is not facing a challenger for the Democratic Party’s nomination, so all eyes will be on the Republicans, as it has been for most of this campaign season. Super Tuesday is a key date in the race …