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Republicans hammer defense nominee Chuck Hagel

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  • Republican Chuck Hagel, President Obama's choice for defense secretary, testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee during his confirmation hearing, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013.

      Republican Chuck Hagel, President Obama's choice for defense secretary, testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee during his confirmation hearing, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013.
    Associated Press

  • Former Republican Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel, President Barack Obama's choice for defense secretary, arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, to testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on his nomination.

      Former Republican Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel, President Barack Obama's choice for defense secretary, arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, to testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on his nomination.
    Associated Press

 
Associated Press

Republican senators hammered former gop sen. chuck hagel at his confirmation hearing thursday on issues ranging from israel and iran to his support for a group that advocates the elimination of nuclear weapons. but with most democrats in his corner, an unflustered hagel seems headed for approval as defense secretary.

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