Chuck Hagel's confirmation chances look good
Chuck Hagel, President Obama's choice for defense secretary, at his confirmation hearing Thursday.
Posted: Tuesday, February 5, 2013 12:00 am
WASHINGTON — Chuck Hagel appears likely to be the country's next defense secretary, despite his widely panned performance last week before the Senate Armed Services Committee.
Several Senate Republicans, including some of Hagel's toughest critics, indicated Monday that they will not filibuster the former GOP senator from Nebraska.
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Tuesday, February 5, 2013 12:00 am.