In a sometimes painful confirmation hearing for defense secretary, former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) waded through questions about his past statements and misstatements as well as legitimate policy differences over nuclear weapons policy. Surprisingly, the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), which has spent a great deal of time in the last year discussing the potential for across-the-board government budget cuts, largely avoided budget questions during the daylong hearing. Hagel ...
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