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Obama digs in for a fight on Hagel, Brennan picks

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Digging in for a fight, President Barack Obama riled Senate Republicans and some Democrats, too, on Monday by nominating former senator and combat veteran Chuck Hagel to lead the Pentagon and anti-terrorism chief John Brennan as the next director of the Central Intelligence Agency. Hagel and Brennan, in separate Senate confirmation hearings, will face sharp questions on a...