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      Archive: 2/26/2013

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        2/26/2013, Adar 16, 5773

      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.