Sen. Chuck Hagel
A Republican senator says he thinks the issue of “overall temperament” will come up during former Sen. Chuck Hagel’s confirmation hearing to be defense secretary.
For decades, Americans have overwhelmingly sided with Israel more than Palestinians in the Middle East conflict but the partisan gap between Republicans and Democrats has widened in recent years.
The composition of President Barack Obama’s second term Cabinet became clearer Wednesday, with Labor Secretary Hilda Solis resigning and three other members of the president’s team deciding to stay on amid concerns about diversity in Obama’s inner circle.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry is backing President Barack Obama’s pick of former Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., as secretary of defense.
Former Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel is President Barack Obama’s pick to be the next defense secretary.
A former Republican senator is reportedly being considered as the next secretary of defense.