Political Headlines February 8, 2013: Panel Vote on Chuck Hagel’s Confirmation Hasn’t Been Rescheduled

POLITICAL HEADLINES

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OBAMA PRESIDENCY & THE 113TH CONGRESS:

THE HEADLINES….

Panel Vote on Chuck Hagel’s Confirmation Hasn’t Been Rescheduled

Source: ABC News Radio, 2-8-13

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Whatever happened to Chuck Hagel’s nomination to become the next secretary of defense?

Following a contentious hearing last week in which Republicans on the Senate Armed Services Committee raised serious concerns about President Obama’s pick to head the Pentagon, a vote was scheduled by the panel Wednesday to determine if the nomination would advance to the full Senate.

However, GOP questions about fees Hagel collected for speeches and other matters forced Democratic Committee Chairman Carl Levin to postpone the vote….READ MORE

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