Political Headlines March 7, 2013: Senator Carl Levin, Michigan Democrat Will Not Run for Another Term in 2014

POLITICAL HEADLINES

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OBAMA PRESIDENCY & THE 113TH CONGRESS:

THE HEADLINES….

Senator Carl Levin, Michigan Democrat, Won’t Seek Another Term

Source: ABC News Radio, 3-7-13

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Democratic Sen. Carl Levin of Michigan, 78, the Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman, announced Thursday evening that he will not run for reelection in 2014….READ MORE

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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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