Rapid Fire Feb. 27, 2013: Chuck Hagel’s Weak Confirmation

Rapid Fire Feb. 27, 2013: Chuck Hagel’s Weak Confirmation

* As expected Republican Senators softened their opposition to allow Chuck Hagel’s nomination as US Secretary of Defense. The 58-41 roll call stands in contrast with the entirely smooth confirmations of Leon Panetta (100-0) by the previous Congress, or more...