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Chuck Hagel Filibuster

Sabrina Siddiqui

Filibuster Attack Renewed | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Progressive and labor groups on Thursday renewed calls for Senate leaders to reform filibuster rules that have allowed Republicans to re...

Notable Moments In Filibuster History

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 03.07.2013 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) began his 13-hour filibuster Wednesday by saying "I will speak until I can no longer speak." But his marathon Senate floor spee...

Jason Linkins

John Cornyn Politely Asks Barack Obama To Join The Anti-Hagel Brigade | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.21.2013 | Politics

Here's where the Senate left the matter of former Nebraska Senator Chuck Hagel's nomination to be secretary of defense: Last week, Senate Republicans ...

GOP Senators Continue Anti-Hagel Charge

The Huffington Post | Lisa Miller | Posted 02.21.2013 | Politics

Fifteen Republican senators sent a letter to the White House Thursday, urging President Barack Obama to withdraw the nomination of former Sen. Chuck H...

Luke Johnson

Another Republican Senator Voting For Hagel | Luke Johnson | Posted 02.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON--Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) plans to vote to confirm President Barack Obama's choice for defense secretary, former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Ne...

Jason Linkins

'Friends Of Hamas' Origin Story Exposes The Fact That Some People Are Dumb Enough To Fall For Anything | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.21.2013 | Politics

Last week, we made note of the way the hearings on Chuck Hagel as the next secretary of Defense -- both within and outside the Senate chambers -- had ...

Jason Linkins

Looking Forward In Angst: Chuck Hagel Confirmation Idiocy Is No 'House Of Cards' | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.21.2013 | Politics

As I am perpetually two years behind whatever is cool and zeitgeisty on the teevee, I've not been watching this new Netflix joint, "House Of Cards." W...


Jeff Danziger | Posted 04.19.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


McCain: Hagel Confirmation Is Imminent

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.17.2013 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said Sunday that Chuck Hagel will likely be confirmed as U.S. secretary of defense when Congress returns from recess next w...

New York Times, Washington Post Both Fail to Report Real Reasons for Hagel Filibuster

Richard Grenell | Posted 04.17.2013 | Media
Richard Grenell

Peters, like Kane, couldn't grasp the real reason for the Hagel filibuster: the unanswered pleas from multiple GOP senators for factual information on what the White House's role was in the Benghazi, Libya attack.

Luke Johnson

Arab Civil Rights Group That Stirred Controversy Hosting Hagel Also Featured Prominent Republicans | Luke Johnson | Posted 02.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON-- Opponents of former Sen. Chuck Hagel's nomination as defense secretary have zeroed in on a 2008 speech he gave to the American-Arab Anti-...

McCain Admits GOP's Hagel Opposition Rooted In Bush Attacks

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.14.2013 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said Thursday that Republican opposition to defense secretary nominee Chuck Hagel can be traced back to the former Republic...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Senate Vote Fails To End Filibuster On Hagel | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans successfully foiled attempts to confirm Chuck Hagel for the post of defense secretary on Thursday, by denying him the...

Jason Linkins

Anti-Hagel Rumormongers Have Media Sippin' On Some Weak Tea | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.14.2013 | Politics

At the moment, the sturm und drang over the nomination of former Republican Senator Chuck Hagel has current Republican senators executing a filibuster...

Joshua Hersh

Chuck Hagel Filibuster Draws Cries Of Hypocrisy | Joshua Hersh | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the nomination of Chuck Hagel for secretary of defense is caught up in a Republican filibuster, the self-serving use of the tactic is...

Sam Stein

GOP Taking Extraordinary Action Against Hagel | Sam Stein | Posted 02.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans are following through on their threat to filibuster former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.), President Barack Obama's nomine...

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...