Senate Ends Hagel Debate

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chuck-hagelOne thing has been accomplished in Washington: the Senate filibuster of Chuck Hagel is over. Today, the Senate ended the debate over Hagel’s nomination for Secretary of Defense, paving the way to confirm him.

A number of key Republicans who had been blocking Hagel’s nomination, including John McCain, Tom Coburn, and Kelly Ayotte, voted to end the filibuster. It’s likely Hagel will be confirmed by the end of the day. Read more at CNN.

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