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President Barack Obama shakes hands with choice for Defense Secretary, former Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel, center, after announcing Hagel's nomination, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Obama also announced that he is nominating Deputy National Security Adviser for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, John Brennan, right, as the new CIA director.

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