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Did Embattled Confirmation Process Weaken Hagel?

  • Aired: 02/26/2013
  • 05:40
  • Rating: E
The Senate voted to confirm former Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel as the next defense secretary by a vote of 58-41, after 18 Republicans joined with Democrats to end a filibuster blocking the nominee. Judy Woodruff talks to Mark Thompson of Time magazine about whether the confirmation fight affects Hagel at the start of his tenure.
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