John Kerry's career in pictures

POSTED: 09:10 AM PST Dec 21, 2012    UPDATED: 02:08 PM PST Jan 29, 2013 

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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