Hagel Nomination Blocked At Least Temporarily

Feb 15, 2013
Originally published on February 15, 2013 7:39 am

Chuck Hagel will have to wait at least another 10 days to find out if the Senate will confirm him as the next secretary of defense. That's because Senate Democrats failed to muster the 60 vote supermajority needed to break a GOP filibuster of the former Nebraska Republican senator's nomination.