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. The top contenders for the “big

 

              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. The top contenders for the “big
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. The top contenders for the “big three” jobs in President Barack Obama’s Cabinet are white men, raising fresh concerns among Democratic women about diversity in the president’s inner-circle. Their long-simmering worries were rekindled after Susan Rice withdrew under pressure from consideration as the next secretary of state. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)