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After reassurances on Israel, Iran, Hagel wins key senators' votes

U.S. President Barack Obama's nominee for Secretary of Defense, former Senator Chuck Hagel (L), stands next to counterterrorism adviser John Brennan (R), the nominee for CIA Director, at the White House in Washington January 7, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

U.S. President Barack Obama's nominee for Secretary of Defense, former Senator Chuck Hagel (L), stands next to counterterrorism adviser John Brennan (R), the nominee for CIA Director, at the White House in Washington January 7, 2013. REUTERS/Jason...more

U.S. President Barack Obama's nominee for Secretary of Defense, former Senator Chuck Hagel (L), stands next to counterterrorism adviser John Brennan (R), the nominee for CIA Director, at the White House in Washington January 7, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) is pictured outside the Senate Chamber during a break in debt reduction talks on Capitol Hill in Washington, July 26, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Reed

U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) is pictured outside the Senate Chamber during a break in debt reduction talks on Capitol Hill in Washington, July 26, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Reed

U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) is pictured outside the Senate Chamber during a break in debt reduction talks on Capitol Hill in Washington, July 26, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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