Chuck Hagel and Presidenta Obama

Former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb) speaks after President Obama, left, nominated him to replace Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta during an event in the East Room at the White House in Washington, D.C.

( Mark Wilson / Getty Images / January 7, 2013 )

Former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb) speaks after President Obama, left, nominated him to replace Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta during an event in the East Room at the White House in Washington, D.C.

  • Email E-mail
  • add to Twitter Twitter
  • add to Facebook Facebook