BREAKING: Senate Confirms Chuck Hagel As The Next Secretary Of Defense

From ThinkProgress Tue Feb 26 2013, 17:02:10

The Senate on Tuesday voted to confirm Chuck Hagel to become the next Secretary of Defense, just hours after the upper chamber of Congress broke the Republican-led filibuster of Hagel's nomination. The final vote was 58-41. Four Republicans joined the Democrats in voting for Hagel: Sens. Mike Johanns (NE), Thad Cochran (MS), Richard Shelby (AL), [...]

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