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  Hagel, Chuck
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NameChuck Hagel
Address11301 Davenport St., Suite 2
Omaha, Nebraska 68154, United States
Emailinfo@hagel.senate.gov
Websitehttp://hagel.senate.gov
Born October 04, 1946
Died Still Living (67 years)
ContributorArmyDem
Last ModifiedRBH
Feb 27, 2013 04:34pm
Tags Caucasian - German - Conservative - Anti-Affirmative Action - Pro Alaska/Offshore Oil Drilling - Pro School Vouchers - Pro- gun - Pro-Capital Punishment - Pro-Life - Pro-Missile Defense - Pro-Smaller Government - Pro-Social Security Privatization - Pro-Term Limits - Married - U.S. Army - Episcopalian - Protestant - Straight -
InfoCharles Timothy "Chuck" Hagel

Chuck Hagel was elected United States Senator from Nebraska on November 5, 1996. Senator Hagel's duties include membership on five Senate committees: Foreign Relations; Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs; Energy and Natural Resources, Budget and Aging. On the Foreign Relations Committee, he is the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs and on the Banking Committee he serves as the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on International Trade and Finance.

Prior to his election to the U.S. Senate, Hagel worked in the private sector as the President of McCarthy & Company, an investment banking firm based in Omaha, Nebraska. Before joining McCarthy & Co., Hagel was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Private Sector Council (PSC) in Washington, D.C. Hagel gained experience in global affairs by serving as Deputy Director and Chief Operating Officer of the 1990 Economic Summit of Industrialized Nations (G-7 Summit) and as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the World USO, where he received the Secretary of Defense's Medal for Outstanding Civic Achievement and the first ever World USO Leadership Award.

In the mid-1980's, Hagel co-founded VANGUARD Cellular Systems, Inc., a publicly traded corporation. In 1981, President Ronald Reagan nominated Hagel to serve as Deputy Administrator of the Veterans Administration, a nomination confirmed by the United States Senate. Hagel also served as Deputy Commissioner General of the United States for the 1982 World's Fair. From 1977 through 1980, Hagel was Manager of Government Affairs for The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company, in Washington, D.C. From 1971 to 1977, he was Administrative Assistant to Congressman John Y. McCollister (R-Nebraska). Beginning in 1969, Hagel worked as a newscaster and talk show host with radio stations KBON and KLNG in Omaha, Nebraska.

Hagel served in Vietnam with his brother Tom in 1968. They served side by side as infantry squad leaders with the U.S. Army's 9th Infantry Division. Hagel earned many military decorations and honors, including two Purple Heart

A fourth generation Nebraskan, Hagel was born in North Platte, Nebraska on October 4, 1946. He graduated from St. Bonaventure High School, Columbus, Nebraska, the Brown Institute for Radio and Television, Minneapolis, Minnesota, and the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Hagel and his wife, Lilibet, have two children, daughter Allyn, 11, and son Ziller, 9.


JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
11/08/2006-11/11/2006 Survey USA 59.00% ( 1.0) 35.00% ( 3.0) 6.00% ( 2.0)
10/13/2006-10/16/2006 Survey USA 60.00% ( 3.0) 32.00% ( 4.0) 8.00% ( 1.0)
06/09/2006-06/11/2006 Survey USA 57.00% ( 2.0) 36.00% ( 3.0) 7.00% ( 1.0)
02/10/2006-02/12/2006 Survey USA 59.00% ( 2.0) 33.00% ( 6.0) 8.00% ( 4.0)
08/12/2005-08/14/2005 Survey USA 61.00% ( 3.0) 27.00% ( 4.0) 12.00% ( 1.0)
07/08/2005-07/11/2005 Survey USA 58.00% ( 0.0) 31.00% ( 0.0) 11.00% ( 0.0)
06/10/2005-06/12/2005 Survey USA 58.00% ( 0.0) 31.00% ( 0.0) 11.00% ( 0.0)

BOOKS
Title Purchase Contributor
Chuck Hagel: Moving Forward  Purchase Craverguy 
America: Our Next Chapter: Tough Questions, Straight Answers  Purchase Craverguy 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jan 09, 2013 01:00am Blog Entry Don’t worry! Chuck Hagel is an Episcopalian, not Catholic  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Nov 28, 2012 05:00pm News Report: Chuck Hagel being vetted for top State, Defense posts  Article Brandon 
Oct 06, 2008 08:00pm Endorsement Hagel's wife to back Obama  Article The Sunset Provision 
Sep 18, 2008 11:00pm Interview Sen. Hagel doubts Palin's ready  Article RP 
Sep 18, 2008 08:35am Picture What's on the desk  Article RP 
May 29, 2008 03:35pm News GOP senator's wife donates to Obama  Article RBH 

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FAMILY
Wife Lilibet Ziller Hagel Apr 00, 1985-

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  02/26/2013 US Secretary of Defense Won 58.59% (+17.17%)
  01/03/2007 Seat 04 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/2002 NE US Senate Won 82.76% (+68.13%)
  05/14/2002 NE US Senate- R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/03/1999 NRSC Chairman Lost 25.00% (-50.00%)
  11/05/1996 NE US Senate Won 56.12% (+14.48%)
  05/14/1996 NE US Senate - R Primary Won 62.11% (+24.51%)
ENDORSEMENTS
NE US Senate - Nov 06, 2012 D Bob Kerrey
PA US Senate - Nov 02, 2010 D Joe Sestak
US Senate Republican Conference Chairman - Dec 06, 2007 R Lamar Alexander
IA State House 017 - R Primary - Jun 06, 2006 R Patrick Grassley
NE Governor- R Primary - May 09, 2006 R Dave Heineman
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Jan 31, 2006 R Samuel A. Alito, Jr.
Supreme Court - Chief Justice - Sep 29, 2005 R John G. Roberts, Jr.
Omaha, NE Mayor - May 10, 2005 R Dave Friend
NE US President R Primary - May 09, 2000 R John McCain
US President - R Primaries - Jul 01, 2000 R John McCain
Second Circuit Court Judge - Oct 02, 1998 NPA Reject