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  • GOP leaders want the Obama administration to take a harder line against Pyongyang's rocket program.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 15, 2013, 8:03 PM EST
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  • In this Jan. 31, 2013, file photo, Republican Chuck Hagel, President Obama's choice for Defense Secretary, testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee during his confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.

    Using the former Senator's pending nomination to helm the Pentagon as leverage to probe the attack on the U.S. embassy in Benghazi.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 15, 2013, 7:56 PM EST
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  • In this Jan. 31, 2013, file photo, Republican Chuck Hagel, President Obama's choice for Defense Secretary, testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee during his confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.

    Senate GOP stalled nomination of President Obama's nominee to be the next defense secretary, though he'll get another chance later in the month.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 14, 2013, 11:00 PM EST
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  • Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at his Capitol office, in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013.

    Republican Speaker of the House is skeptical the across-the-board reductions to defense and social welfare programs can be avoided.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 13, 2013, 10:55 PM EST
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  • Democrats want more information from the White House about lethal unmanned aerial attacks and the attack last fall on the U.S. mission in Benghazi.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 13, 2013, 8:06 PM EST
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  • President Barack Obama is applauded as he gives his State of the Union address during a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday Feb. 12, 2013.

    President's first major speech since inauguration focused on finishing the recovery and included a poignant plea for action on guns.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 12, 2013, 11:22 PM EST
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