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Latest Chuck Hagel Items
Nebraska Republican Sen. Mike Johanns won't seek a second term next year, saying he wants a "quieter time" with his wife and family after three decades in public office.
The Obama administration is putting attention-getting Pentagon projects on the chopping block in a bid to pressure Congress into making a deal that avoids $46 billion in military budget cuts March 1, analysts and congressional officials say.
Two of the most outspoken critics of Chuck Hagel's nomination as defense secretary indicated Sunday that the former senator from Nebraska likely will be confirmed when the Senate reconvenes next Monday.
California got its man while weary passengers aboard the crippled Carnival Triumph finally made it back to port. In Washington, the White House revealed that President Obama made no phone calls on the night of the Benghazi terror attack, while Sen. Marco Rubio stole the spotlight on State of the Union night. Here's a recap, or wrap, on the week that was from The Washington Times.
In the Commentary piece titled "Obama's last chance to stop Iran" (Feb. 7), Noah Beck explains with clarity the potential for a perfect storm developing as we continue under the delusion that Iran can be persuaded by negotiation to stop nuclear warhead development.
Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta announced Wednesday that the Pentagon is creating a new medal for cyberwarriors and drone pilots.
Democrats pressed ahead Wednesday with Chuck Hagel's nomination to be secretary of defense, scheduling a showdown vote for Friday even as top Republicans signaled that they need more information before confirming him for the Pentagon's top civilian post.
Barack Obama's entitled to a soft spot in his heart for whatever and whomever he pleases, and it's none of anybody's else's business. But a soft spot in his head, that's another matter.
Last week, 25 Republican senators wrote a letter to a former member of their caucus and the man President Obama wants to lead the Defense Department, demanding full disclosure of his financial dealings. To date, Sen. Chuck Hagel has demonstrated afresh his contempt for the legislature by declining to do so.