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Denis McDonough

Republicans in opposition to former Sen. Chuck Hagel's nomination to defense secretary have stated they will allow the vote to proceed pending any more negative information. (Photo by Richard Ellis/Getty Images)

Pending More Damaging Information, GOP Opponents Expected To Allow Hagel Confirmation Vote

Republican opponents of former Sen. Chuck Hagel’s stalled bid to become defense secretary said Sunday that they’ll probably allow his Senate confirmation vote to proceed unless material more damaging to the nominee — and, by extension, the Obama administration — surfaces in the coming week.

02/17/2013