WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 20: Committee Chairman Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) gives his opening remarks during the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the September 11th attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, on Capitol Hill, December 20, 2012 in Washington, DC. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had planned to testify at the hearing, but could not attend due to an illness. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)