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Tue Feb 09 13:48:45 SAST 2016

U.S. Senate panel plans vote on Hagel

Reuters | 11 February, 2013 18:43
Former U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel
Image by: KEVIN LAMARQUE / REUTERS

Senator Carl Levin, chairman of the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee, plans to seek a vote on Chuck Hagel's nomination as President Barack Obama's new secretary of defense during a meeting on Tuesday afternoon, the committee said on Monday.

Hagel, a Republican and former Nebraska senator, has been the target of harsh criticism from senators in his own party.

Levin intends to have the committee vote on Hagel's nomination after its members have an opportunity for discussion.

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