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Former U.S. Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., arrives for his confirmation hearing to become the next secretary of defense before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill.
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Former U.S. Sen. Chuck Hagel delivers opening remarks to the Senate Armed Services Committee during his confirmation hearing to become the next secretary of defense.
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A protestor holds a sign as former Sen. Chuck Hagel, President Barack Obama's choice for defense secretary, arrives on Capitol Hill.
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Former U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel testifies during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill.
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Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., asks a question of former Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel on Capitol Hill before the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on his nomination.
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Senate Armed Services Committee ranking member Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., delivers opening remarks during former U.S. Sen. Chuck Hagel's confirmation hearing.
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