While Obama may hope that his choice of a Republican to lead the military would be seen as a gesture of bipartisanship, Hagel has been sharply critical of his own party since leaving the Senate in 2009. Last year, he endorsed a Democratic Senate candidate in Nebraska.
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Hagel tipped for defense boss, Brennan to head CIA
POLEMIC PICK: Sources say the US president will nominate former US senator Chuck Hagel as defense secretary. Hagel has drawn fire for critiquing the military and Israel
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