President Barack Obama, expected to soon begin announcing new members of his Cabinet, will be selecting the leader of the world's largest bureaucracy and filling one of the toughest jobs in the U.S. At least four names are being floated as replacements for Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, and each is being greeted by defense industry officials with degrees of dismay. Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) may have helped Obama prepare for verbal combat against Mitt Romney during the presidential ...


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