The nation in brief

Posted: February 15, 2013 at 5:14 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “People are worried about primary elections. We know how the Tea Party goes after Republicans when they aren’t conservative enough.” Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, as Republicans blocked the nomination of former GOP Sen. Chuck Hagel as the nation’s next defense secretary

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