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Senate approves Hagel as new secretary of defense

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Former U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel (R-NE) testifies during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on his nomination to be Defense Secretary, on Capitol Hill in Washington, in this file photo taken January 31, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Former U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel (R-NE) testifies during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on his nomination to be Defense Secretary, on Capitol Hill in Washington, in this file photo taken January 31, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) (R) shares a laugh with Senator Chuck Hagel (R-NE) at the Amman Citadel in Amman in this July 22, 2008 file photograph. The U.S. Senate voted to confirm Republican former U.S. senator from Nebraska Hagel on February 26, 2013 as President Barack Obama's new secretary of defense.REUTERS/Jim Young/Files

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) (R) shares a laugh with Senator Chuck Hagel (R-NE) at the Amman Citadel in Amman in this July 22, 2008 file photograph. The U.S. Senate voted to confirm Republican former U.S. senator from Nebraska Hagel on February 26, 2013 as President Barack Obama's new secretary of defense.REUTERS/Jim Young/Files
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U.S. Commander in Iraq General David Petraeus (C) shares a laugh with visiting U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama (L) and U.S. senator Chuck Hagel during an aerial tour of Baghdad upon their arrival in Iraq in this July 21, 2008 file photograph. The U.S. Senate voted to confirm Republican former U.S. senator from Nebraska Chuck Hagel on February 26, 2013 as President Barack Obama's new secretary of defense....more

U.S. Commander in Iraq General David Petraeus (C) shares a laugh with visiting U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama (L) and U.S. senator Chuck Hagel during an aerial tour of Baghdad upon their arrival in Iraq in this July 21, 2008 file photograph. The U.S. Senate voted to confirm Republican former U.S. senator from Nebraska Chuck Hagel on February 26, 2013 as President Barack Obama's new secretary of defense. REUTERS/SSG Lorie Jewell/U.S. Army/Handout/Files
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Former U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel (R-NE) testifies during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on his nomination to be Defense Secretary, on Capitol Hill in Washington, January 31, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Former U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel (R-NE) testifies during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on his nomination to be Defense Secretary, on Capitol Hill in Washington, January 31, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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