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Mon January 7, 2013
Politics

VIDEO: Obama Nominates Hagel For Defense, Brennan For CIA

President Obama formally nominated Chuck Hagel and John Brennan to his second term cabinet Monday.

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Former Nebraska Senator Chuck Hagel is to be nominated as Secretary of Defense and counter terrorism advisor John Brennan is exprected as the head of the CIA.

The announcement is expected sometime after 11 a.m. MST/1 p.m. ET, you can stream the President's remarks below. These appointments will be the President's most recent picks for his second term cabinet, following John Kerry's nomination before the 2012 Christmas holiday.

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