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This Dec. 3, 2012 file photo shows Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP File)
This Dec. 3, 2012 file photo shows Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP File)

As early as next week, President Obama could name Sen. John Kerry to succeed Hillary Clinton as the next Secretary of State. If he does, Kerry is expected to win easy confirmation from his Senate colleagues.

What kind of of Secretary of State would Sen. John Kerry make? What other political calculations are at play for the White House? And, in Massachusetts, who will be Kerry's successor?

To answer those questions and more, we're joined by our regular political analysis panel.

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This segment aired on December 18, 2012.

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