Durbin: If Hagel's tapped for Defense, he's "serious candidate"
January 6, 2013 10:42AM
Updated: January 6, 2013 10:43AM
Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) said Sunday that former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) is a "serious candidate" if President Barack Obama nominates him for Defense Secretary--and what is shaping up as a controversial pick: Lynn Sweet writes on her blog.
On Saturday, Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) said he was "concerned" over Hagel's record on Iran and Israel.