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Chuck Hagel’s Situation Room fashion is amazing

It's his lucky magenta shirt.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Aug 31, 2013

Why is Harry Reid always voting against his own plans?

Harry Reid voted to filibuster Chuck Hagel's nomination, then called the Hagel filibuster "one of the saddest spectacles I have witnessed in my twenty-seven years in the Senate." Here's why those two things aren't contradictory.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Feb 17, 2013

Yes, Chuck Hagel is being filibustered. Yes, that’s unprecedented.

Senate Republicans don't want to call what they're doing to Chuck Hagel a filibuster. It's really hard to define the word in such a way that it isn't.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Feb 15, 2013