Will John Kerry's foreign policy successes undercut Hillary Clinton?

John Kerry is having a great year. Hillary Clinton…not so much.

Kerry versus Clinton
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Secretary of State John Kerry is on a roll, notching major foreign policy victories for President Obama including, most recently, a tentative deal to curb Iran's nuclear ambitions.

That's great news for the beleaguered White House and for Kerry's own legacy. Yet in racking up so many prominent successes, Kerry is inadvertently overshadowing the accomplishments of his predecessor, Hillary Clinton, and potentially weakening her case for a 2016 bid.

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