From left: Former Sens. John W. Warner of Virginia, Chuck Hagel of Nebraska and Sam Nunn of Georgia arrive Jan. 31, 2013, on Capitol Hill to testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee at Hagel's confirmation hearing to be the next Secretary of Defense. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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From left: Former Sens. John W. Warner of Virginia, Chuck Hagel of Nebraska and Sam Nunn of Georgia arrive Jan. 31, 2013, on Capitol Hill to testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee at Hagel's confirmation hearing to be the next Secretary of Defense. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)