Miriam Pemberton

Institute for Policy Studies

Guest

Research fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies

Miriam Pemberton on KCRW

Republicans John McCain and  Chuck Hagel  might have been friends when Hagel was in the Senate, but you wouldn't have known it today at  his confirmation hearing .

Cabinet Nominee Hagel Gets a Grilling

Republicans John McCain and Chuck Hagel might have been friends when Hagel was in the Senate, but you wouldn't have known it today at his confirmation hearing .

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