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Chuck Hagel Hearing

Kerry, Hagel Facing Another Test

Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics

By BRADLEY KLAPPER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is facing a tougher examination of its plans for military interven...

Hagel Cracks Joke About Bruising Senate Hearing

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 05.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — With luminaries ranging from Vice President Joe Biden to television game show host Alex Trebek in the audience, Defense Secretary C...

Elise Foley

'Political Knives Were Out' At Chuck Hagel Hearing

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Sunday he was disappointed with senators' handling of the hearing on Chuck Hagel, the nominee to suc...

Bruised Hagel Emerges With Solid Support

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The White House on Friday dismissed criticism of Chuck Hagel's hesitant congressional testimony and insisted that it expects the Se...

TED CRUZ DID WHAT!?

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

During Republican Chuck Hagel's defense secretary confirmation hearing on Thursday, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) chose to use a large portion of his five m...

Obama Nominee Facing Tough Questions

Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

By DONNA CASSATA, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Republican Chuck Hagel, President Barack Obama's nominee for defense secretary, is facing GOP...

Date Set For Hagel Hearing

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Senate Armed Services Committee will hold a confirmation hearing on the nomination of Chuck Hagel to be the next defense secret...