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Chuck Hagel Vote

Chuck Hagel Confirmation May Incur God's Wrath, Group Claims

Posted 02.28.2013 | Politics

A conservative Christian lobbying group has claimed that the confirmation of Chuck Hagel as secretary of defense may incur God's judgment. Hagel w...

Luke Johnson

FINALLY! Hagel Confirmed

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 02.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate confirmed former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) as President Barack Obama's next secretary of defense by a 58 to 41 vote Tues...

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....

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...

McCain Admits GOP's Hagel Opposition Rooted In Bush Attacks

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.14.2013 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said Thursday that Republican opposition to defense secretary nominee Chuck Hagel can be traced back to the former Republic...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Senate Vote Fails To End Filibuster On Hagel

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans successfully foiled attempts to confirm Chuck Hagel for the post of defense secretary on Thursday, by denying him the...

Reid Files For Cloture On Big Obama Nomination

Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Feb 13 (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Democrats filed a motion to end debate on the nomination of Chuck Hagel as President Barack Obama's new...

Amanda Terkel

Tammy Baldwin To Vote For Chuck Hagel As Defense Secretary

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congress' only openly gay senator intends to back former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) for Defense Secretary, confident that he will support...

Luke Johnson

Hagel Passes Confirmation Test

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Secretary of Defense nominee Chuck Hagel passed the Senate Armed Services Committee Tuesday afternoon, marking a significant step forwar...

Hagel Vote Coming

Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics

By DONNA CASSATA, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Chuck Hagel – Republican, twice-wounded Vietnam combat veteran and former Nebraska senator ...

Big Hagel Vote Coming Soon

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 04.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats are pushing ahead with a vote Tuesday on Chuck Hagel's nomination to be defense secretary, rejecting Republican de...

Dem Accuses GOP Of Extraordinary Requests On Hagel

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee said Friday he will press ahead with a vote on Chuck Hagel's nomination to be d...