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Hagel Grilled By Fellow Republicans At Conformation Hearing
Originally published on Sun February 3, 2013 12:53 pm
President Obama's pick to lead the Pentagon testified in a confirmation hearing before a Senate panel on Thursday. Former Sen. Chuck Hagel, a Republican, faces opposition chiefly from members of his own party. Senators grilled him over his support for Israel, American policy toward Iran, and cutbacks in the defense budget.