Senate Holds Confirmation Hearing For Chuck Hagel For Secretary Of Defense

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Senate Armed Services Committee member Sen. Angus King questions... News PhotoAngus King,Asking,Capitol Hill,Chuck Hagel,Former,Government,Horizontal,Organized Group,Politics,US Senate Armed Services Committee,USA,United States Senate,Washington DCPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesWASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 31: Senate Armed Services Committee member Sen. Angus King (I-ME) questions former U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel (R-NE) during his confirmation hearing to become the next secretary of defense 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)