PostPartisan: Chuck Hagel


Posted at 04:01 PM ET, 02/25/2014

Hagel’s budget priority: ‘Defend the country’

The defense secretary says he’ll leave the ‘grand strategy’ to others.

By David Ignatius  |  04:01 PM ET, 02/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chuck Hagel, Defense budget

Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 04/04/2013

The Insiders: Let them eat 5 percent

President Obama might be returning 5 percent of his salary, but he should have his pay docked for not submitting a budget on time.

By Ed Rogers  |  11:04 AM ET, 04/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Chuck Hagel, Sequestration, The Insiders

Posted at 06:08 PM ET, 02/22/2013

Is Obama repeating his biggest mistake?

The president still doesn't get it: he's squandering part of his presidency by failing to make nominations a priority.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  06:08 PM ET, 02/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chuck Hagel, Jack Lew, Senate

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 02/14/2013

Hagel and understanding the 60-vote Senate

It's a filibuster. It' not the first. It won't be the last.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  04:10 PM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chuck Hagel, filibuster

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 02/07/2013

This is what a filibuster looks like

Hey, reporters: Please understand what a 60-vote Senate means.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  02:50 PM ET, 02/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chuck Hagel

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 01/31/2013

Hagel and how confirmation should be used

No, the Senate isn't getting it right. A reminder of what the confirmation process can do, for senators and for effective government.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  01:47 PM ET, 01/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chuck Hagel, Confirmation hearings

Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 01/08/2013

'Openly' in support of Hagel's apology

Times change. People change. And on issues of civil rights when both change, folks should be given the space to make amends for being on the wrong side of history.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  09:31 AM ET, 01/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chuck Hagel

Posted at 03:23 PM ET, 01/07/2013

The Hagel nomination and Senate reform

Why returning to simple-majority confirmation for executive branch nominations would work for everyone.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  03:23 PM ET, 01/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chuck Hagel