March 13, 2007 |
Sen. Chuck Hagel, one of the more forceful Republican voices in opposition to the Iraq war, has put off a decision about a possible presidential bid, saying he wanted to focus on the conflict and other pressing issues. The Nebraska senator called a news conference in Omaha to say he would decide about his political future at a later date. He said that a late entry into the 2008 race was still possible.
June 28, 2008 |
Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) declined to endorse his party's likely presidential nominee, Sen. John McCain of Arizona, and said he would consider serving in a Cabinet under Democrat Barack Obama. But Hagel, who last year considered a White House run as an independent, said he would remain a registered Republican, at least for now. "I don't have any plans to endorse any candidate," Hagel, 61, said in an interview on Bloomberg Television's "Political Capital With Al Hunt," to be broadcast today.
April 30, 2001 |
Some of Bob Kerrey's former Senate colleagues who served in Vietnam said they have little desire for a Pentagon investigation into his recent admission that civilians were killed during a 1969 mission for which he won the Bronze Star. "To now talk about an investigation, it seems to me, is just the wrong way to go," Sen. John F. Kerry (D-Mass.) told ABC's "This Week." "If the Pentagon asked me, I'd say no." Sen. Max Cleland (D-Ga.
September 12, 2001 |
In the worst terrorist attack ever against the United States, hijackers struck at the preeminent symbols of the nation's wealth and might Tuesday, flying airliners into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and killing or injuring thousands of people. As a horrified nation watched on television, the twin towers of the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan collapsed into flaming rubble after two Boeing 767s rammed their upper stories. A third airliner, a Boeing 757, flattened one of the Pentagon's five sides.
September 11, 2001 |
In the worst terrorist attack in U.S. history, hijackers flew two airliners into the World Trade Center today, collapsing both towers into flaming rubble, and crashed another aircraft at the Pentagon, shutting down the government and financial markets and spreading fear throughout America. The toll of dead or injured was expected to climb into the thousands. Hours later, a fourth airliner, bound from Newark, N.J., to San Francisco, went down in western Pennsylvania.
September 23, 2000
Guests scheduled for Sunday's television interview shows: MEET THE PRESS NBC, 7 a.m., Channel 4 (VCR Plus No. 31502) * Energy Secretary Bill Richardson, Gov. Thomas J. Ridge of Pennsylvania, Sen. Joseph R. Biden Jr. (D-Del.), ex-TV host Phil Donahue FOX NEWS SUNDAY Fox, 8 a.m., Channel 11 (VCR Plus No. 10057) * GOP running mate Dick Cheney, Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) FACE THE NATION CBS, 7:30 a.m., Channel 2 (VCR Plus No. 91182) * Sens. Charles Hagel (R-Neb.), Blanche Lambert Lincoln (D-Ark.