U.S. President Obama and Senator Kerry shake hands after announcing Kerry's nomination as Secretary of State at the White House in Washington

 
U.S. President Obama and Senator Kerry shake hands after announcing Kerry
U.S. President Barack Obama (L) and Senator John Kerry (D-MA) shake hands after the president announced Kerry's nomination as Secretary of State to succeed Hillary Clinton, at the White House in Washington December 21, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque