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Republicans use Hagel debacle to try and sink Obama

Republicans have found a boatload of reasons to try to sink Chuck Hagel's hopes of becoming the next defense secretary. But the issue they...

Obama slams Republicans over delay of Hagel nomination

President Barack Obama is criticizing Senate Republicans for delaying the confirmation of Chuck Hagel as his secretary of defense. The president said his opponents...

Senate Republicans force delay on Hagel confirmation

By delaying a confirmation vote on Chuck Hagel to be defense secretary, Senate Republicans have forced Leon Panetta to remain on the job he...

In divided vote, Senate panel approves Hagel for Defense Secretary

A bitterly divided Senate panel has voted to approve the nomination of Chuck Hagel to be the nation's defense secretary. The Armed Services Committee voted...

Senate panel set to vote on Hagel nomination

Republican, twice-wounded Vietnam combat veteran and former Nebraska senator Chuck Hagel — faces his first major hurdle in his bid to become the nation's...

Senate Dems to GOP: Forget your stupid games on Hagel

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

Panetta bids farewell, gets salute from Obama

Calling it "the honor of my life," Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said farewell to the U.S. military Friday, capping a venerated public service career...

Democratic support growing for Hagel nomination

Democratic support for Chuck Hagel's nomination for defense secretary grew on Thursday as the former Republican senator allayed concerns about his past statements on...

A rough confirmation ride predicted for Hagel nomination

President Barack Obama's pick of Chuck Hagel to helm the Pentagon faces rough going in the Senate as a handful of Republicans quickly announced...

Obama will nominate John Breenan to run CIA

President Barack Obama will nominate John Brennan as his next director of the Central Intelligence Agency. Brennan, a 25-year CIA veteran, currently serves as Obama's...