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Nominations for U.S. Senator John Kerry (D-MA) to be named Secretary of State (left) and for White House Chief of Staff Jacob Lew to be named Treasury Secretary (right) bear U.S. President Barack Obama's signature directly after swearing-in ceremonies in the U.S Capitol in Washington, January 21, 2013. Obama also signed nominations for Chuck Hagel to be Defense Secretary and John Brennan to be Director fo the CIA. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst   (UNITED STATES)

Nominations for U.S. Senator John Kerry (D-MA) to be named Secretary of State (left) and for White House Chief of Staff Jacob Lew to be named Treasury Secretary (right) bear U.S. President Barack Obama's signature directly after swearing-in ceremonies in the U.S Capitol in Washington, January 21, 2013. Obama also signed nominations for Chuck Hagel to be Defense Secretary and John Brennan to be Director fo the CIA. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES)

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