Senate Holds Confirmation Hearing For Chuck Hagel For Secretary Of Defense

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Former U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel returns to his confirmation hearing... News PhotoChuck Hagel,Former,Government,Horizontal,Politics,US Senate Armed Services Committee,USA,Washington DCPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesWASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 31: Former U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel (R-NE) returns to his confirmation hearing to become the next secretary of defense before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill January 31, 2013 in Washington, DC. President Barack Obama nominated Hagel, a controversial choice as Hagel opposed former President George W. Bush and his own party on the Iraq War and upset liberals with his criticism of a gay ambassador, for which he later apologized. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)