Shocking no one, President Obama will make it official today: Sen. John Kerry is his pick for Hillary Clinton’s replacement.
His confirmation would open up a couple of committee spots.
Twitchy will update with reaction as it comes in.
Some helpful notes on Kerry from RNC staffers:
Who might nab Sen. Kerry’s senate seat?
More conservative reaction:
And Andrea Mitchell and Stephanocchio Cutter weigh in:
The president’s official announcement will be this afternoon.