Chuck Hagel

Hagel Takes Helm Of Pentagon After Bitter Fight
WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly minted Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is vowing to continue to build strong relations around world and engage with allies. Hagel is telling the Pentagon workforce that he is committed to ensuring that the troops and department civilians are treated fairly and equally. H…
Hagel Stalled, But Confirmation Still Expected
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans have forced Leon Panetta to remain in the job he is eager to give up. They did that by delaying a confirmation vote on Chuck Hagel as defense secretary. But they also have given the White House an opening to cast the GOP as obstructing President Barack Oba…