Chuck Hagel, GOP Senators Butt Heads at Defense Secretary Confirmation Hearing

Facing a rocky confirmation process, Chuck Hagel today defended his record before his former Senate colleagues, including an openly impatient Sen. John McCain. "I'm on the record on many issues, but no one individual vote, no one individual quote, no one individual statement defines me," Hagel said in his opening statement at his first confirmation hearing for secretary of defense. "My overall worldview has never changed: that America has and must maintain the strongest military in the world,...Full Story
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