As Hagel battle intensifies, Pentagon nominee gets key support from Jewish Dems

Chuck Hagel speaking at the announcement of his nomination as secretary of defense, as a smiling President Obama and Homeland Security official John Brennan look on, Jan. 7, 2013. Brennan was tapped as the nominee for CIA director at the same announcement. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley/JTA