Following Obama, Kerry to donate part of salary


WASHINGTON -- The richest member of President Barack Obama's Cabinet is giving back some salary, too, in the spirit of government-wide spending cuts.
A day after Obama and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said they'd return 5 percent of their paycheck to the Treasury, Secretary of State John Kerry followed in somewhat similar fashion.
State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland says Kerry, however, will give his 5 percent to a charity for department employees. She says he already makes significant charitable donations.
Kerry makes $183,500 this year. His donation is worth $9,175.
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