By Max Pizarro | December 13th, 2012 - 11:35pm
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When US Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice withdrew her name from consideration as the next Secretary of State, she turned Washington, D.C.'s attention to U.S. Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.).

The chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee is widley reported to be the most likely next choice to succeed Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Kerry's departure from the chairman's seat creates an opportunity for U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) to make a move on the top post of the powerful committee.

Having just trounced state Sen. Joe Kyrillos (R-13) in the U.S. Senate contest, Menendez is a ranking member on Foreign Relations.

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"Christie’s method for coping with scandal has been more complicated. In January, the seemingly-local issue of lane closings on the George Washington Bridge, which created a massive traffic jam in the Hudson River town of Fort Lee, became one of national interest when it was revealed that one of Christie’s closest staffers had ordered them—for what looked like political retribution against a Democratic mayor. The scandal was quickly dubbed 'Bridgegate,' and unfortunately for Christie, it played into his reputation as a bully. Christie's response was to act unlike himself: humble." - Olivia Nuzzi

- The Daily Beast

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