As Secretary of State Hillary Clinton departed Foggy Bottom this afternoon, she sent a farewell email to employees that included the predictable thank you’s, and the introduction of several new acronyms including NY/WJC and NY/CVC. Check after the break for the text of the letter. More
Today, Feb. 1, is Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s last day in office. She’s set to leave the building around 3 pm this afternoon, after delivering remarks to employees. Incoming Secretary John Kerry, who was confirmed on Tuesday, will be sworn in by Associate Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan this afternoon in a private ceremony.
Over the weekend Kerry has responsibility should any major events happen, but he isn’t scheduled for his first full day at Foggy Bottom until Monday. More
Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., is one step closer to reporting for duty in Foggy Bottom.
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday morning, in one of the quickest congressional hearings you’ll ever see, took about 20 minutes to approve Kerry’s nomination to become secretary of state.
“It was unanimous,” a smiling Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., told reporters as she exited the hearing room inside the Capitol. More