First Word: Kerry confirmation hearing or Clinton round two?

Updated
Sen. John Kerry testifies during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to become the next secretary of state in Washington...
Sen. John Kerry testifies during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to become the next secretary of state in Washington...
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Sen. John Kerry was in the hot seat on Thursday for his confirmation hearing to take over the role of secretary of state. Kerry joked he wouldn’t take it personally that the single issue uniting Democrats and Republicans these days seems to be getting him out of the Senate quickly. But, things got heated with Ron Johnson, the same Tea Party senator that Hillary Clinton smacked down this week.

Here are some of the headlines shaping tonight’s rundown:

First Word: Kerry confirmation hearing or Clinton round two?

Updated