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|The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Senator John Kerry as secretary of state, filling a key job in President Obama's second-term national security team. The nomination was approved by a vote of 94 to 3. Senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn, Republicans of Texas, and Senator James M. Inhofe, Republican of Oklahoma, opposed the nomination. Mr. Kerry voted "present."|
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