A deeply divided Senate voted on Tuesday to confirm Republican Chuck Hagel to be the nation's next defense secretary, handing President Barack Obama's pick the top Pentagon job just days before billions of dollars in automatic, across-the-board budget cuts hit the military.
Barring any new, damaging information, Chuck Hagel has secured the necessary votes for the Senate to confirm him to be the nation's next defense secretary. A vote ending the bitter fight over President Barack Obama's Cabinet choice is expected next week.
Senate Republicans on Thursday stalled the nomination of former GOP senator Chuck Hagel as the nation's next defense secretary over unrelated questions about President Barack Obama's actions in the aftermath of the deadly raid on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Libya. Democrats called the vote "tragic" and vowed to revive the nomination after Congress' weeklong break.
Ervin Hagel, 75, Bismarck, N.D., formerly of Steele, N.D., died Sunday, July 11, 2010, at Edgewood Vista, Bismarck.
Mr. Hagel was born Feb. 22, 1935, on a farm southeast of Tappen, N.D., the son of Adolf and Kathrina Hagel.
Kelly Hagel clipped Luke Nelson for the big WISSOTA Street Stocks check on Saturday night at the Jamestown Speedway.
Sunday, it was Nelson’s turn to cash in.
In the second night of the Streets special, Nelson worked past Hagel at the midway point of the 20-lap final and led the rest of the way en route to the $1,000-to-win race.
Kelly Hagel picked up a feature win on the opening night of the 2007 Wissota Street Stock Special on Saturday night at the Jamestown Speedway.
The Carrington driver made his way past Trent Grager on the fourth lap of the main event and went on to take the checkered flag and pick up a $1,000 first-place prize.
By Jamestown Sun Staff
, September 01, 2008
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