L-R: US Senator John Kerry, US President Barack Obama's nominee for Secretary of State, Sen.Elizabeth Warren,D-MA, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. John McCain,R-AZ, are seated before Kerry's confirmation hearings before the Senate Foreign Relations committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on January 24, 2013. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)