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Senator Chuck Hagel addresses the International Association of Fire Fighters in Washington in this file photo.

Photograph by Andrew Councill/Bloomberg

Senator Chuck Hagel addresses the International Association of Fire Fighters in Washington in this file photo.

Hagel Leads Defense Candidates

Former Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel has emerged as the leading candidate to become Obama’s next Secretary of Defense and may be nominated as soon as this month, according to two people familiar with the matter. Hagel, who served as an...

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