Senate Confirms Hagel as Secretary of DefenseThe U.S. Senate confirms Chuck Hagel to be secretary of defense, ending an acrimonious nominations process.
Senate Ends Hagel Filibuster, Clears Way For ConfirmationThe Senate voted Tuesday to break a filibuster against the nomination of Chuck Hagel as secretary of defense.
ZOA Lauds Anti-Hagel Letter of 14 US SenatorsZionist Organization of America applauds the 14 senators who wrote a letter to Obama, urging him to withdraw Hagel nomination.
Republican Warns: Vote for Hagel and be Held AccountableSen. James Inhofe warns fellow Republicans they will be held accountable if they vote to confirm Chuck Hagel.
Schumer: Chuck Hagel ‘Almost Had Tears’ During MeetingSen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said Chuck Hagel was very emotional as he explained connotation of “Jewish lobby.”
Hagel Will Likely be Confirmed, Predicts McCainOne of Chuck Hagel's fiercest critics, Sen. John McCain, predicts he'll have enough votes to be confirmed as Secretary of Defense.
Senate Committee Approves Hagel's NominationA U.S. Senate committee has approved by a vote of 14 to 11 the nomination of Chuck Hagel to be secretary of defense.
Sen. Inhofe Threatens Filibuster to Block HagelSen. James Inhofe threatened to filibuster Chuck Hagel if necessary to prevent his confirmation as the next US secretary of defense.
Report: Hagel Receiving Donations From 'Friends of Hamas'Hagel has refused to release documents on sources of foreign funding because he is purportedly receiving donations from “Friends of Hamas.”
Hagel: US Needs to 'Reverse Optics' in Relationship With IsraelChuck Hagel: In order to restore credibility as an honest broker in Mideast, US has to "reverse optics" in relationship with Jewish state.
Senate Committee Postpones Hagel Confirmation VoteThe Senate Armed Services Committee has postponed a panel vote that was expected to take place Thursday on the nomination of Chuck Hagel.
Confirmed: Panetta to Testify on BenghaziDefense Secretary Leon Panetta will testify before the Senate on Benghazi attack, in a move that may lift one obstacle to Hagel confirmation
Hagel: Willing to Attack Iran if NecessaryHagel writes to Senate: There is time and space for diplomacy with Iran, but the window is closing.
Hagel: Israel is Keeping 'Palestinians Caged Up Like Animals'Hagel made staggering accusations against Israel in 2003, alleging that the Jewish state is keeping “Palestinians caged up like animals.”
Graham: 'I'm Going to Block Hagel Until Panetta Testifies'Sen. Graham said he'll block Hagel’s confirmation hearings until outgoing Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta testifies on Benghazi attacks.
Full-Page Ad in New York Times Asks: 'Who is Chuck Hagel?'The Emergency Committee for Israel placed a full-page ad in the New York Times publicly impugning the nomination of Chuck Hagel.
Hagel Backtracks on Controversial Israel, Iran CommentsIn an effort to temper concerns of pro-Israel lawmakers in Washington, Chuck Hagel has backtracked on controversial Israel, Iran remarks.
Rivlin: Israel Concerned About Hagel NominationKnesset Speaker says Israel is worried about Hagel "because of his statements in the past and his stance toward Israel."
Hagel: No Evidence I'm Anti-IsraelChuck Hagel dismisses allegations that he is against Israel, saying critics have "completely distorted" his record.
Senator Graham Slams Hagel AppointmentChuck Hagel would be "the most antagonistic Secretary of Defense toward Israel", says Sen. Lindsey Graham.
Obama Touts Hagel as 'Patriot', 'Doing Extraordinary Work'President Obama defended former Sen. Chuck Hagel's record on Sunday, rebuffing attacks on the potential nominee for defense secretary.
Video: Odds Stacked Against HagelHagel’s record of being soft on Iran is making him a more doubtful choice for Secretary of Defense. Obama shopping around for others.
Sen. Lieberman: ‘Serious Questions’ on Possible Hagel NominationSen. Lieberman joined in the chorus of opposition to potential appointment of former Sen. Hagel as Secretary of Defense.
RJC: Hagel Appointment Would Be 'Slap in the Face' to IsraelRJC said appointment of former Senator Chuck Hagel as Secretary of Defense would be a "slap in the face" to all pro-Israel Americans.