Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., center, flanked by Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., left, and the committee's ranking Republican Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., ri

 

              Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., center, flanked by Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., left, and the committee
Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., center, flanked by Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., left, and the committee's ranking Republican Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., right, asks a question of former Nebraska Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel, President Barack Obama's choice for defense secretary, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, during the committee hearing on Hagel's nomination. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)