John Kerry, born 12/11/43, was confirmed as Secretary of State for the Obama administration in January 2013. He was the Democratic Party's presidential candidate in 2004, losing to then President George W. Bush.
President-elect Donald Trump takes office on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. Until then, he will spend a great deal of time building out his cabinet and White House staff, meeting with reporters and the media and generally preparing to take on one of the most important offices in the world.
President-Elect Donald Trump announced on Friday that former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani would not be chosen for a post in the Trump Administration, as speculation swirled on Trump’s extended search for a Secretary of State.
Addressing a crowd gathered in Iowa Thursday, President-elect Donald Trump described himself as "lucky" for earning the title of Time's 2016 Person of the Year before criticizing the magazine for being "politically correct.