Confirmation Hearing Was A Rough Ride For Hagel

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Correction: We mistakenly identify retired Sen. Sam Nunn as a Republican. He is a Democrat.

It was just days ago that Massachusetts Democratic Senator John Kerry sailed through Senate confirmation to his new job as secretary of state. When Nebraska Republican Chuck Hagel came before his former colleagues Thursday, he got a decidedly less friendly reception on his path to secretary of defense.

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