Posted by on January 31, 2013 in Blog

Today, Senator Chuck Hagel undergoes a nomination hearing held by the Senate Armed services Committee. Though Hagel is expected to ultimately be confirmed, he is sure to face some opposition in the form of verbal grilling from Republicans and Democrats alike, especially with regard to his views on Israel, Iran, and defense spending cuts.

In our opinion, Hagel is the right man for the job. His vision for the U.S. armed services more compatible with President Obama's world view, and will also make possible a dramatic departure from the foreign policy that neo-conservatives have promoted and maintained for the past decade.

Watch the Hearing on C-SPAN

We will be live tweeting the event and we want you to share your thoughts with us on this page, facebook and twitter. Here are some articles for you to take a look at and consider before watching the confirmation hearings:

Hagel Nomination: Stakes Are High, But Far from Over
By Dr. Zogby

5 Senators to watch in Chuck Hagel’s confirmation hearing
Washington Post

How The Pro-Israel Lobby Won The Chuck Hagel Fight
BuzzFeed Politics

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