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Filibuster Broken: Senate Overwhelmingly Advances Hagel to Final Vote -- UPDATE: Hagel Confirmed

indy2012 Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 2:59 PM
don't think he hates jews, we don't need to protect a country that can take care of themselves....they have their own military....we do not have the funds to protect every country in the world..

The Senate GOP's temporary opposition to President Obama's nominee for Defense Secretary is over.  Eighteen Republicans joined lock-step Democrats in clearing the way for an up-or-down vote on Chuck Hagel, whose confirmation later today is now all but assured.  Hagel's hostility toward our closest ally in the Middle East, offensive comments about "the Jews," embarrassing confirmation hearings,