The nation in brief

Posted: February 1, 2013 at 5:20 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “History has already made a judgment on the surge, sir, and you were on the wrong side of it.” Republican Sen. John McCain, clashing with defense secretary nominee Chuck Hagel over the 2007 U.S. troop surge in Iraq Article, 5A

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