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John McCain To Join Senate Foreign Relations Committee Ahead Of Secretary Of State Hearings: Report

Committee ranking member Senator John McCain (R-AZ) speaks during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Armed Service Committe
Committee ranking member Senator John McCain (R-AZ) speaks during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Armed Service Committee on Capitol Hill November 15, 2012 in Washington, DC. The committee called US Marine General Joseph F. Dunford, Jr. to testify at his confirmation hearing to become the next Commander, International Security Assistance Force, and Commander of US Forces in Afghanistan. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

The committee that will soon vet the next secretary of state will have a new Republican heavyweight next year: Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), the man leading the charge against potential nominee U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice.

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