President Obama and Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., at the White House this afternoon. Mandel Ngan /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Mandel Ngan /AFP/Getty Images
President Obama nominates Sen. Kerry
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/167786760/167810252" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Some Republicans are betting that President Obama won't push for a Susan Rice nomination if it could jeopardize negotiations with the GOP on things like the budget, or immigration. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Andrew Burton/Getty Images
Nov. 14 TOTN Junkie segment
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/165249986/165140576" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">