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CHUCK HAGEL NOMINATION
'Sergeant' Hagel Steps Down
Dorian de Wind
Retired U.S. Air Force Officer and Writer
Having served my country in the enlisted ranks, I feel a special affinity towards and respect for the Secretary. Like the president, I feel that Chuck Hagel's enlisted service has been an asset to his service as Secretary of Defense.
Republicans Take the Higher Ground With a Vote on Hagel
Longest-serving U.S. Spokesman in the History of the United Na...
I'm sure the media won't report on the conciliatory move by Senate Republicans to give President Obama an up or down vote on his Secretary of Defense nominee Chuck Hagel.
Rachel Maddow To Senate Republicans About Chuck Hagel: 'Congratulations! You Won Nothing' (VIDEO)
(h/t Mediaite) She then offered her best reason and said, "Hulk Smash! Who knows?! The Republicans in the Senate pulled the
Chuck Hagel Vote Proceeds, Senate Closes Debate On Obama Secretary Of Defense Nominee
Eighteen Republican senators also voted for cloture, a move that starts the clock for the nomination to come to a full vote
John Cornyn Politely Asks Barack Obama To Join The Anti-Chuck Hagel Brigade
Since then, the anti-Hagel forces have not enjoyed a particularly good week, what with the heaping ridicule on those who
Republican Senators Urge Obama To Withdraw Chuck Hagel Nomination
Read the full letter below: Letter to President Obama on Hagel Nomination by The letter claims that historically, no secretary
Richard Shelby Plans To Vote For Chuck Hagel Confirmation
"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
'Friends Of Hamas' Origin Story Exposes Fact That Some People Are Dumb Enough To Fall For Anything
[Would you like to follow me on Twitter? Because why not?] Friedman isn't able to account for how and when this all went
Daily News' Dan Friedman Claims He Inadvertently Started Chuck Hagel 'Friends Of Hamas' Rumor
The Daily News' Dan Friedman, who is a reporter in the paper's Washington bureau, published an article on Wednesday referring
Chuck Hagel Confirmation Idiocy Is No 'House Of Cards'
So, enjoy your "House Of Cards." Thrill to the idea of a Beltway set capable of intricate designs and complicated plots. Try
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John McCain: Chuck Hagel Will Likely Be Confirmed
The Senate is expected to take a final vote on Hagel's confirmation next week, following the President's Day holiday. "I'm
Jim Inhofe, Chuck Hagel Critic, Was Once Not So Concerned About Hamas
When Senate Republicans blocked Chuck Hagel’s confirmation to be secretary of Defense this afternoon by voting against a
ADC, Arab Civil Rights Organization That Hosted Chuck Hagel, Also Featured Prominent Republicans
Asked whether he viewed the organization as controversial, Sununu replied: "No." The list of speakers, in addition to the
John McCain: Chuck Hagel Opposition Stems Partially From Attacks On Bush
The Arizona senator is one of 40 Republicans who voted against invoking cloture and ending the GOP filibuster on Hagel's
Chuck Hagel Rumormongers Have Media Sippin' On Some Weak Tea
This could be really bad for Hagel if video emerges: freebeacon.com/report-hagel-s… — Andrew Kaczynski (@BuzzFeedAndrew) February
Chuck Hagel Filibuster Draws Cries Of Hypocrisy From All Sides
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) took the floor on Thursday to demand an up-or-down vote on Hagel, a former Republican
Republicans Mounting Filibuster Against Chuck Hagel: Harry Reid
"This isn't high school getting ready for a football game, or some play being produced at a high school," said Reid. "In
Chuck Hagel Nomination Moving Forward Over Republican Threats
Now they're threatening to stonewall his nomination to be President Barack Obama's defense secretary unless the White House
Harry Reid Files For Cloture On Chuck Hagel Nomination
WASHINGTON, Feb 13 (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Democrats filed a motion to end debate on the nomination of Chuck Hagel as President
Susan Collins Says She Will Oppose Chuck Hagel Nomination, Doesn't Back Filibuster
By RICHARD LARDNER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Collins said in a statement that Hagel was unwilling to ask the European Union to
Chuck Hagel Vote: Senate Armed Services Committee Meeting Tuesday On Obama Nominee
About a dozen Republicans have said they will oppose their former colleague, and several others have indicated they are likely
Last week's hearings in the Senate Armed Services Committee were supposed to be about the nomination of former Nebraska Senator Chuck Hagel to be secretary of defense. They were not.
Carl Levin Presses For Vote On Chuck Hagel Nomination
Chuck Hagel's nomination to be the next defense secretary remains on track.
Plot To Derail Chuck Hagel
There are two ways of looking at Senate Armed Service Committee Chairman Carl Levin’s surprise decision to postpone an expected
Chuck Hagel Gets Boost From Firefighters Union
"Hagel supported fire fighters when he was in the Senate, and our mantra has always been that we support those who support
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Rope-a-Dope: Will It Work for Hagel?
Senior Fellow, the Center for Transatlantic Relations; Profess...
Was Chuck Hagel's Senate Armed Services Committee appearance just another scene in the comic tragedy that has become American foreign policy -- and, frankly, our public discourse generally? In this case, there surely was more reason for crying than for laughing.
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