White House 'Very Confident' Senate Will Confirm Hagel

From ThinkProgress Tue Feb 5 2013, 19:53:40

An unnamed senior Obama administration official told the National Journal that the White House is "very confident" the Senate will confirm Chuck Hagel to be the next Secretary of Defense. According to the report, the administration's whip count currently stands at 57 votes in favor of confirmation, with a few others opposed to the 60-vote [...]

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