Massachusetts senator John Kerry will likely be the nation's next Secretary of State, and LGBT rights activists couldn't be happier about it.
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December 17 2012 4:28 PM ET
December 17 2012 4:17 PM ET
Tim Scott, appointed to replace Jim DeMint in the U.S. Senate, is just as antigay as DeMint but not as iconoclastic.
December 17 2012 1:28 PM ET
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