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  Adar 16, 5773 , 26/02/13

Senate Moves Forward with Hagel Confirmation

The Senate moved forward with the likely confirmation of President Barack Obama's secretary of defense nominee Chuck Hagel. 

The Senate on Tuesday voted 71-27 to end the debate, almost two weeks after Republicans began a filibuster to block the nomination. 

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