PBS NewsHour

Did Embattled Confirmation Process Weaken Hagel?

  • Posted: 2/27/2013
    • Length: 05:40
    • Plays: ???
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The Senate voted to confirm former Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel as the next defense secretary by a vote of 58-41, after 18 Republicans joined with Democrats to end a filibuster blocking the nominee. Judy Woodruff talks to Mark Thompson of Time magazine about whether the confirmation fight affects Hagel at the start of his tenure.

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