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The Hailstorm Around Hagel Points Up the System's Dysfunctionality

William Bradley | Posted 04.23.2013 | World
William Bradley

The hailstorm of controversy around Republican Senator Chuck Hagel became a different sort of hysterical this week with the revelation that one of the most sensational charges against the apostate Iraq War backer began as a thoroughly misunderstood joke.

GOP Foes Signal Readiness To Move Forward On Obama Pick

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 02.18.2013 | Politics

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Republican opponents are sending signals that Chuck Hagel's bid to become defense secretary will probably come to an up-or-dow...

WATCH: Chris Hayes Rips Hagel Confirmation Hearing

Posted 02.03.2013 | Media

MSNBC's Chris Hayes laid into Senate Republicans for what he called "seething theatrical contempt" for Defense Secretary nominee Chuck Hagel, a former...

Joshua Hersh

Chuck Hagel Deflects The Questions | Joshua Hersh | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

In the morning session of his confirmation hearing for secretary of defense, Chuck Hagel struck a largely conciliatory tone, deflecting the most confr...

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: Hagel And McCain Have Testy Exchange Over Iraq Surge | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The debate over the Iraq War was reignited on Thursday when Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) took on Defense Secretary nominee Chuck Hagel for...

Hagel: Palin "Arguably The Thinnest-Résumé Candidate" For VP In U.S. History

New Yorker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In early June, Senators Chuck Hagel and John McCain met in Hagel's office on Capitol Hill. McCain, the presumptive Republican Presidential nominee, co...

Sam Stein

Hagel: McCain Facing Electoral Buzzsaw Over Iraq | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Republican Party and its presumptive nominee Sen. John McCain are heading into a 2008 electoral buzzsaw with their continued support of the Iraq w...

Hagel Cool On Backing McCain

The Hill | Klaus Marre | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Citing foreign policy differences, Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.), one of his party's biggest critics of the Iraq war and a co-chair of Sen. John McCain's ...