Hagel wins panel nod; 2 foes allege ties to N. Korea, Iran

Posted: February 13, 2013 at 5:45 a.m.

After a sometimes contentious debate, the Senate Armed Services Committee voted along party lines to approve the nomination of former Sen. Chuck Hagel to be secretary of defense, moving the fight over President Barack Obama’s Cabinet choice to the full Senate.

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