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Hagel Looks To Cut Impact Of Recent Obama Remarks

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — In a highly unusual move to blunt the legal impact of the president's comments on military sexual assaults, Defense Secretary Chuck...

Fight Over Obama Pick Personal For Republicans

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 02.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The fierce Republican opposition to President Barack Obama's nomination of Chuck Hagel to be defense secretary is personal and business....

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...

Obama Nominee Faces Republican Threats

Posted 02.14.2013 | Politics

By RICHARD LARDNER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans have questioned Chuck Hagel's truthfulness and they've challenged his pat...

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...

Harsh GOP Criticisms Of Obama Pick Explored

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 01.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican-leaning groups opposing President Barack Obama's choice of Chuck Hagel to head the Defense Department have let loose a barrag...

It's Not About Hagel, It's About President Obama

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The GOP will bluff and bluster at Hagel during the confirmation hearings. Eventually, he will be confirmed in committee and by the full Senate. But it won't be the last time Obama will hear it from the GOP about a nominee. Why? Because it's not about Hagel, it's about Obama.

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...

Nominating Hagel Will Send a Message to Netanyahu

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 03.06.2013 | World
MJ Rosenberg

There is only one way to send a message to Israel that will be heard: it will be by nominating Hagel. It is Israel and the lobby that created the Hagel issue. Why not use it to America's advantage? And Israel's too.

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 Pick Questioned By Republicans

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 02.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's possible pick of Republican Chuck Hagel to run the Pentagon raises serious concerns among some of his form...

Defense Secretary Frontrunner Has Strong Obama Ties

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 02.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Former Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel is a contrarian Republican moderate and decorated Vietnam combat veteran who is likely to support ...

Hagel, Lieberman Praise Obama's National Security Team

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel, a moderate Republican who is retiring this year and had been mentioned as a possibility for some national security posts, c...

Hagel "Not Planning" To Endorse Either Candidate

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Chuck Hagel, a Nebraska Republican who is one of John McCain's closest friends -- but who has been mentioned as a potential running mate for Demo...

Sam Stein

GOPers For Obama Rip McCain On Georgia, Tout Hagel As VP | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A group of prominent Republicans supporting Barack Obama took to a conference call Tuesday morning to tout their preferred candidate, make the case fo...

Rachel Weiner

Hagel: McCain On "Thin Ground" With Recent Attacks | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On CBS' "Face The Nation," Chuck Hagel responded to John McCain's recent attacks on Barack Obama's trip abroad and withdrawal plan: "John is treading ...