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Hagel Gets Reassurance On Key Afghanistan Security Deal

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 02.06.2014 | Politics

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is visiting with American forces in Afghanistan amid a stubborn stand-off between the U...

Hagel: Pentagon Staff Cuts Will Save At Least $1 Billion

AP | Posted 12.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says cutting his Pentagon staff by 20 percent will save at least $1 billion over five years. At a P...

Hagel: America Must Not 'Dictate' To The World

Reuters | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics

(Fixes slug) By Phil Stewart WASHINGTON, Feb 27 (Reuters) - Decorated Vietnam veteran Chuck Hagel was sworn in as U.S. ...

Senator Signals Openness To Supporting Hagel

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics

BOSTON — Maine Sen. Angus King said Thursday that he sees no strong reason to oppose President Barack Obama's pick for secretary of defense. Th...

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 ...