Jan. 7, 2013
President Obama, center, nominates former senator Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.), second from left, as secretary of defense during a news conference in the East Room of the White House. Outgoing Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, left, stands with them, John Brennan, second from right, the nominee for director of CIA, and Michael J. Morell, acting director of the CIA.
The Washington Post