Senate Armed Services Committee ranking member Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., second from left, asks a question of former Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel, second from right, President Barack Oba

 

              Senate Armed Services Committee ranking member Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., second from left, asks a question of former Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel, second from right, President Barack Oba
Senate Armed Services Committee ranking member Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., second from left, asks a question of former Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel, second from right, President Barack Obama's choice for defense secretary, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, during the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on his nomination. Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin, D-Mich., left, and Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., right, listen. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)