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.

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After serving as lieutenant governor in Massachusetts under Michael Dukakis, Kerry defeated Republican Ray Shamie to become a U.S. senator in 1984. He's served the state of Massachusetts in that role ever since.

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