President Barack Obama and former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R.-Neb.) in the White House on Jan. 7, 2013, when Obama announced he was nomination Hagel as Defense secretary. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

October 16, 2013 - 12:31 PM
President Barack Obaman and former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R.-Neb.) in the White House on Jan. 7, 2013, when Obama announced he was nominating Hagel as Defense secretary. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)