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Chuck Hagel outlasted nearly a third of the people who’ve ever been in the Cabinet

He served longer than two other Obama officials, too.

The GOP’s anti-Hagel crusade: Was it worth it?

Republicans didn't succeed in thwarting Hagel's nomination, but that doesn't mean the whole exercise was a bust.

Everything you need to know about what Congress is (and isn’t) doing this week

Precious few days remain until sequestration begins. Chuck Hagel's confirmation vote is this week. And a famous American will be honored this week with a statue in the U.S. Capitol.

Anti-Hagel movement loses traction

Whatever chance Chuck Hagel's detractors had of bringing him down, it appears to have gone by the wayside.

How Republican resistance has hurt Chuck Hagel (and why it probably doesn’t matter)

A new Pew poll shows the political toll the past month has taken on defense secretary nominee Chuck Hagel. Still, it probably doesn't matter all that much in the long term.

Can anything stop Chuck Hagel now?

Chuck Hagel should be confirmed next week unless one of these three things happens.

Lindsey Graham: In letter, Hagel disavowed alleged Israel comment

The South Carolina senator said that President Obama's defense secretary nominee did not recall making an alleged comment about Israel and the State Department.

The silent filibuster, explained

How did we get to this point where people can filibuster without actually, well, filibustering?

‘Saturday Night Live’ on Chuck Hagel’s confirmation hearing (VIDEO)

The sketch comedy show spoofs the Senate confirmation hearing that President Obama's defense secretary nominee recently faced.

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