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US Senate committee may delay vote on Hagel confirmation
The top Republican on the Senate Armed Services committee said on Wednesday the panel's vote on Chuck Hagel's confirmation as President Barack Obama's next Pentagon chief has not been scheduled because some in his party want more information.

 

Senator James Inhofe, the senior Republican on the panel, said Republicans wanted more information on issues including Hagel's finances. Democrats reject the Republicans' objections as a last-ditch effort to convince Obama to withdraw Hagel's nomination. (Reuters)