chuck hagel confirmation

Or, "When Sleazy Comes Easy."
The two-party system has a long history in America, but is no longer serving the interests of our country.
In a statement Tuesday, Oren wrote, "Under the Obama Administration, security ties between the United States and Israel have
Consider what the Senate, which once dubbed itself "the world's greatest deliberative body," and a news media, which has greater access to information than at any time in history, didn't deal with just in the last few days of the anti-Hagel filibuster.
After a battle it's important to show respect to those who were on the other side. They have different priorities. They see the world differently -- and it's important to understand that and salute their own magnanimity after this sort of skirmish.
(h/t Mediaite) She then offered her best reason and said, "Hulk Smash! Who knows?! The Republicans in the Senate pulled the
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 Tuesday, marking an end to one of the most drawn-out fights for a president's Cabinet pick.
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said Tuesday the time had come. "The questions had been answered and it's time for a vote," he
"He’s probably as good as we’re going to get," Shelby said of Hagel in a Wednesday speech, according to a report in the Decatur
Jon Stewart has clearly had enough of Senator John McCain's grandstanding on Benghazi, so he took some time on Wednesday's
Tellingly, the fact that the scary sounding group doesn't exist didn't stop a right-wing site from pushing the tall tale; a tale that quickly ricocheted across the conservative media landscape and was touted as a deeply troubling development.
The Daily News' Dan Friedman, who is a reporter in the paper's Washington bureau, published an article on Wednesday referring
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 Senate is expected to take a final vote on Hagel's confirmation next week, following the President's Day holiday. "I'm
"[The White House] wanted to force this issue, so I'm glad we have more time to look, and I'm glad he answered my question
The GOP remains so obstinate and unwilling to give the White House even the tiniest of victories they filibustered a Cabinet appointment... from their own party.
When Senate Republicans blocked Chuck Hagel’s confirmation to be secretary of Defense this afternoon by voting against a
The Arizona senator is one of 40 Republicans who voted against invoking cloture and ending the GOP filibuster on Hagel's
Thursday's vote marked the latest chapter in the controversy over Hagel, named as nominee for defense secretary by President
"This isn't high school getting ready for a football game, or some play being produced at a high school," said Reid. "In