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Chuck Hagel Nomination

The Case for Chuck Hagel Is Strong

Sean Kay | Posted 03.10.2013 | Politics
Sean Kay

The opponents of Chuck Hagel's nomination as Secretary of Defense should give serious second thought before moving forward.

Obama Sets Tone For Netanyahu Relations With Hagel Nomination

Reuters | Posted 03.09.2013 | Home

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM, Jan 8 (Reuters) - A senior Israeli diplomat has given a positive view of Chuck Hagel's nomination as U.S. ...

Luke Johnson

GOP Senators In 2008: We Heart Hagel | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- GOP senators are now vowing a tough fight against Secretary of Defense nominee Chuck Hagel, but in 2008 several top Republicans offered ...

Hagel Speaks Out On 'Astounding' Distortions

Lincoln Journal Star | Posted 03.09.2013 | Politics

Chuck Hagel said Monday an accurate assessment of his record will demonstrate "unequivocal, total support for Israel" and endorsement of tough interna...

Obama Nominates Hagel For Secretary Of Defense

Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics

President Obama has nominated former Sen. Chuck Hagel as Secretary of Defense. Hagel, a moderate Republican, is a decorated Vietnam War veteran wh...

Obama, GOP Prepare For Battle

Posted 03.09.2013 | Politics

By TOM RAUM, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS President Barack Obama is heading toward bruising fights on Capitol Hill on multiple fronts even before second-te...

Conservative 'Troublemaker' Readies Plot For GOP Takeover

Politico | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics

In the weeks since Election Day — as Mitt Romney faded into obscurity, John Boehner lost control of the House GOP and tea partiers turned on one ano...

Officials: Chuck Hagel Was a 'Gift From God' for the Israeli USO

Steve Clemons | Posted 03.08.2013 | Politics
Steve Clemons

The bottom line: Chuck Hagel kept the facility open and expanded it when he was restructuring and shifting priorities inside the USO to keep it alive. If Hagel had had a deep anti-Israel bias, others would have seen it and reported it.

How Obama, Chuck Hagel Forged Their Bond

Reuters | Posted 03.08.2013 | Politics

* Hagel often clashed with Republicans on foreign policy * Sought easing of Cuba sanctions, opposed sanctions on Iran, Libya. ...

Hagel Reportedly To Be Nominated For Secretary Of Defense

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.04.2013 | Politics

Former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) will in all likelihood be nominated as secretary of Defense by President Barack Obama, according to reports from Fore...

Potential Obama Nomination Faces Congressional Backlash

Reuters | Posted 02.17.2013 | Politics

* Ex-senator under fire for views on Israel, Iran * Washington Post says Hagel "not the right choice" * Confirmation fig...