Republicans haven't yet learned not to trust conservative news outlets that have been repeatedly wrong.
If Republicans successfully sink the nomination of Chuck Hagel by filibuster, Dems will have no choice but to revisit rules reform.
Harry Reid should not let any GOP Senators hold up Chuck Hagel's nomination any more with any holds. This battle will set a pattern for the next Congress.
If Republicans really block Hagel's nomination, it will be a sign that we're in for another four years of scorched earth opposition.
Of course the Republicans will filibuster Chuck Hagel.
If he is confirmed, Chuck Hagel may well be able to broaden the boundaries of what constitutes acceptable rhetoric about the Mideast.
Obama's choice is just the guy to cut defense spending.
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Senators should use his confirmation hearings to press for a full accounting of Bush era torture and Obama era drone strikes.
Hagel represents a nod towards bipartisanship -- even as it also challenges the bipartisan national security consensus.