In this June 26, 2008 file photo, then Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., speaks on foreign policy at the Brookings Institution in Washington. (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke, File)

Chuck Hagel Will Likely Be Tapped As Defense Secretary Next Week

A nomination battle is brewing on Capitol Hill after multiple reports that Chuck Hagel, the former Republican Senator and Vietnam combat veteran, is expected to be nominated as Secretary of Defense by President Obama. According to the Los Angeles Times, the announcement could come as early as Monday even though White House officials said Friday […]