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GOP Blocks Chuck Hagel Nomination

February 14, 2013 Albert N. Milliron 0

Senate Republicans block Hagel nomination – for now Senate Republicans on Thursday blocked — for now — Chuck Hagel’s nomination to lead the Pentagon, marking the first time the chamber has successfully filibustered a Cabinet nominee. Hagel failed to garner […]

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Hagel confirmation vote set for Tuesday

February 11, 2013 Albert N. Milliron 0

The Senate Armed Services Committee will vote Tuesday on the confirmation of former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) despite threats from Republicans to hold up President Obama’s nominee to lead the Pentagon. Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.), the committee’s chairman, announced Monday […]