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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