Nightly News | January 30, 2013
>>> think for a moment about the candle power and the political fire power the state of massachusetts used to have in the u.s. senate . for almost 25 years after all their two senators were ted kennedy and john kerry . ted kennedy died two-and-a-half years ago. today john kerry said farewell to his senate home of a quarter century as he now becomes secretary of state. and for a time today during his farewell, he found it too tough to go on.
>> standing here at this desk, that once belonged -- at this desk that once belonged to president kennedy and to ted kennedy . i can't help but be reminded that even our nation's greatest leaders and all the rest of us are merely temporary workers. i'm reminded that this chamber is a living museum . a lasting memorial to the miracle of the american experiment.
>> john kerry 's emotional farewell to