John Kerry's career in pictures

Published On: Dec 21 2012 11:10:53 AM CST   Updated On: Jan 29 2013 04:08:06 PM CST

Look back at the career of John Kerry, confirmed as the new secretary of state.

Kerry - 2004 concession
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Kerry bows his head as he is joined by his running mate, Sen. John Edwards, during his concession speech at a news conference in Boston, on Nov. 3, 2004. Kerry conceded to U.S. President George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. 

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