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JERUSALEM -- Not long ago, Chuck Hagel’s past comments about Israel nearly torpedoed his nomination as Defense secretary. In his first visit here since winning confirmation, he’s sticking to one word in particular: “Friend." “I...
Tags: Elections, Israel, Iran, Religion and Belief, John Kerry
Sen. Tim Kaine expressed skepticism this week that another military base-closing round is a good idea -- and he had some company. Kaine questioned Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey about the effectiveness of the...
The Hartford CourantWASHINGTON — At the end of an emotional day of deeply personal meetings with senators Wednesday, families of victims of the Newtown school massacre sat down for a public conversation with Sen. Joe Manchin, the West Virginia Democrat who had just...
WASHINGTON — All but ensuring there will be no federal shutdown, the Senate on Wednesday approved a measure to keep the government running — but not before tweaking the automatic budget cuts that threaten some of the lawmakers’...
WASHINGTON — It was bound to happen: As the sequester budget cuts are felt around the country, lawmakers are having second thoughts — and trying to tinker with them in a way that could lead to a full-scale government shutdown. Senators...
WASHINGTON -- Chuck Hagel's confirmation as secretary of defense ended as it began -- with a smear. "Senator Hagel has accused Israel of quote 'playing games' and committing, quote, 'sickening slaughter,'" Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., said before...
Tags: Rand Paul, Tom Coburn, Elections, Carl Levin, U.S. Senate
Tribune Washington BureauWASHINGTON — Chuck Hagel, who won two Purple Hearts in the Vietnam War, survived the turbulent battle over his nomination to lead the Pentagon, where he will confront two new challenges: potentially dramatic budget cuts and tensions with...
WASHINGTON – Fifteen GOP senators called on President Obama to withdraw Chuck Hagel’s nomination to lead the Pentagon, even as support from another Republican increased the likelihood he will be confirmed when Congress returns from recess next...
WASHINGTON (AP) — 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 14-11 to send the nomination to the full Senate. Tuesday's vote broke...
WASHINGTON -- After a sometimes contentious debate, the Senate Armed Services Committee voted on party lines and narrowly approved the nomination of former Sen. Chuck Hagel to be secretary of Defense, moving the bitter fight over President Obama’s...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bitterly divided Senate panel on Tuesday approved President Barack Obama's nomination of Chuck Hagel to be the nation's defense secretary in a rancorous session at which Republican questioned the former GOP senator's truthfulness...
WASHINGTON – On the eve of a Senate committee vote on Chuck Hagel’s nomination to lead the Pentagon, a group of Republican senators continued Monday to threaten what would be a historic filibuster for a Cabinet appointment despite warnings...
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