SHAHEEN STATEMENT ON KERRY NOMINATION TO SECRETARY OF STATE

December 21, 2012

(Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) released the following statement today in response to the nomination by President Obama of Senator John Kerry (D-MA) to serve as the next United Sates Secretary of State.

“Senator Kerry carries tremendous international qualifications and has proven himself time and again as a strong leader for our country,” Shaheen said. “Having had the opportunity to work closely with him as a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, I have the utmost confidence in Senator Kerry to serve our country well as our next Secretary of State.”

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