President Obama is expected to nominate Chuck Hagel, a former Republican senator and Vietnam veteran, to be Defense secretary, officials said, setting up a confirmation battle with lawmakers and interest groups critical of Hagel's views on Israel ... Los Angeles Times, 1 day ago
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WASHINGTON As if there wasn't already enough to fight about in Congress, the departure of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is setting up a big nomination fight in the Senate. Whoever is named to replace Hagel is going to have to make it through a ...International Business Times, 1 day ago
President Obama was to announce Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's resignation Monday. The president is not expected to nominate a new Pentagon chief Monday, according to one official. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down from President ...Christian Science Monitor, 1 day ago Hagel, under pressure, quits as US defence secretary Gulf Times, 17 hours ago Hagel, the man who opened US military for Sikhs Economic Times, 1 day ago Chuck Hagel understood India's value, opened US military for Sikhs ZeeNews.com, 1 day ago
Nov. 25--WASHINGTON -- With Chuck Hagel's resignation, America now needs a new secretary of defense, along with a new attorney general and dozens of federal judges and ambassadors. Approving President Barack Obama's choices for those jobs will fall ...BusinessWeek, 23 hours ago
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Outgoing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel had no greater skeptic than Texas Senator Ted Cruz. In early 2013, before the glue had dried on his new Senate office sign, Cruz used Hagel's confirmation hearing to air the grievances of people who thought the ...Bloomberg, 1 day ago
3 min 25 sec Download There are reasons why Chuck Hagel may have wanted out as Defense Secretary, but even more reasons why the White House may have wanted him out. Who might succeed him? And how will a GOP-controlled Senate handleNPR, 1 day ago
Tributes were in sharp contrast to the intense scrutiny Hagel received from pro-Israel groups when he was nominated for the post two years ago. Israel's defense minister and the Anti-Defamation League lavished praise on U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck ...Haaretz, 1 day ago
Chuck Hagel, a former enlisted soldier, Vietnam veteran and moderate Republican senator, appeared to be an ideal candidate for the post of defence secretary. But his less than impressive performance during his confirmation hearings back in ...BBC, 1 day ago
Chuck Hagel's tenure as Secretary of Defense began inauspiciously, with a nomination battle that ended with only 58 members of the Senate voting to confirm their former colleague. Here are Hagel's most likely replacements: Michelle Flournoy: One of ...Austin American Statesman, 1 day ago These Are The Four People Most Likely To Replace Chuck Hagel Business Insider, 1 day ago
STATEMENT BY SENATOR JOHN McCAIN ON RESIGNATION OF DEFENSE SECRETARY CHUCK HAGEL Washington, D.C. U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) released the following statement today on Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's announced resignation: ...FOXNews.com, 1 day ago SENATOR McCAIN ON RESIGNATION OF DEFENSE SEC. CHUCK HAGEL U.S. Senator John McCain, 1 day ago
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