File photo of Senator Chuck Hagel leaving news conference in Omaha

 
File photo of Senator Chuck Hagel leaving news conference in Omaha
Senator Chuck Hagel (R-NE) leaves a news conference in Omaha, Nebraska in this March 12, 2007 file photo. Hagel, a harsh critic of the Iraq war, plans to retire and will not seek the Republican presidential nomination next year, a leading Nebraska newspaper reported on September 8, 2007. REUTERS/Dave Kaup (UNITED STATES)