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Hagel Nomination

Luke Johnson

Hagel Nomination Moves Forward | Luke Johnson | Posted 02.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate voted Tuesday to close debate on Chuck Hagel, President Barack Obama's embattled nominee for secretary of defense, by a vote ...

Kerry and Hagel, Vietnam and Iraq

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 04.21.2013 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

Kerry and Hagel (like Colin Powell) missed their historical moment. Had they opposed Bush's war they might have made a difference. Now perhaps they can use their cabinet posts to implement a policy or two of atonement.

The Nintendo Warriors Rise Again

William S. Becker | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics
William S. Becker

The lesson of Vietnam is not that the United States should never go to war. It's that war is a last resort to be used only when there's a damn good reason and peaceful options have been exhausted.

Chuck Hagel's Early -- But formative -- Days

David Wood | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics
David Wood

These tidbits from David Hendee's wonderful profile of Chuck Hagel in the Omaha World Herald, may never come up in the confirmation hearings, but they...

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...

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...