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Chuck Hagel Confirmation Vote

Luke Johnson

FINALLY! Hagel Confirmed | Luke Johnson | Posted 02.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate confirmed former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) as President Barack Obama's next secretary of defense by a 58 to 41 vote Tues...

Press Yawns While Partisan Republicans Shred Cabinet Confirmation Process

Eric Boehlert | Posted 04.15.2013 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Sometimes it seems the Beltway press will do anything to avoid blaming Republicans for their wildly obstructionist ways. It's a pattern of timidity that has marked Obama's time in Washington, D.C.

GOP Senator Predicts Republicans Will Delay Hagel Confirmation

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) said on Wednesday that he believes there are enough votes to delay the Senate confirmation of President Barack Obama's secretar...

Luke Johnson

Hagel Passes Confirmation Test | Luke Johnson | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Secretary of Defense nominee Chuck Hagel passed the Senate Armed Services Committee Tuesday afternoon, marking a significant step forwar...

Report: GOP Senator To Support Hagel For Defense Secretary

Posted 02.02.2013 | Politics

Sen. Mike Johanns (R-Neb.) will support his former colleague Chuck Hagel's nomination for U.S. defense secretary, the Lincoln Journal Star reported Sa...