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Pentagon Refutes Claims of “Bad Blood” Between Hagel and White House

Even as Defense Sec. Hagel’s resignation was met with claims that he was pushed out. Pentagon Press Secretary, Rear Adm. Kirby, said this is false.

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Sen. Jack Reed Not Interested In Secretary Of Defense Position

Jack Reed

Reed’s name had been floated as a potential replacement for current Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, who announced his resignation Monday.

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel Steps Down

Hagel will stay on as Defense Secretary until a successor is approved by the Senate.

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Pentagon Increases FY 2015 Military Intelligence Program Budget Request To $16.6 Billion

The original request was $13.3 billion in March.

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Pentagon: Sequestration Would Require “Drastic”, “Arbitrary” Cuts

The Department of Defense isn’t taking federal sequestration lying down.

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Pentagon Denies Ransom Paid For Bowe Bergdahl’s Release

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, held captive in Afghanistan for five years, was traded for five Taliban commanders in May.

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Hagel Announces Nuclear Program Reforms

Over the past few months, news began surfacing that Air Force officers in charge of the program were cheating on competency tests and others were relieved of duty over behavioral issues.

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Dempsey: U.S. Combat Troops May Help Iraqis

The top military leader told the House that they are considering the possibility of sending U.S. combat troops to Iraq.

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Pentagon To Deploy Fewer Troops To Battle Ebola

The Pentagon will deploy 1,000 less troops to West Africa.

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U.S. To Host Multinational Conference To Defeat ISIS

The U.S. will host 200 representatives from 30 nations to develop military strategies to defeat the Islamic State

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Listen: The Holiday Weekend Ahead – November 27-December 1

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OPEC members talk oil in Vienna, Nicolas Sarkozy attempts to reenter French politics and Swiss voters decide whether to embrace a limited ‘gold standard’

Obama: Turkey Pardon 2014 “Fully Within My Legal Authority”

“I know some will call this amnesty, but don’t worry,” President Obama said. “There’s plenty of Turkey to go around.”

Justice Ginsburg Undergoes Heart Surgery

Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the Justice's Conference Room prior to Justice Elana Kagan's Investiture Ceremony. Photo/Steve Petteway, Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States

“As long as I can do the job full steam…I think I’ll recognize when the time comes that I can’t any longer,” Justice Ginsburg told Elle magazine in September, “But now I can.”

EPA Proposes Plan To Restrict Smog-causing Ozone

“Today’s proposal is about informing Americans about healthy air quality so they can protect themselves as well as their families,” said EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy.

400,000 Sign Up In First Week Of Obamacare

This year the numbers from the first week were trumpeted over Burwell’s Twitter account in a series of tweets, including how many people had used the call centers set up to help people enroll.

King Abdullah II To Visit White House

The meeting between the two leaders is scheduled for Dec. 5 so that they can discuss ongoing issues in the Middle east.