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  Hagel, Chuck
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NameChuck Hagel
Address11301 Davenport St., Suite 2
Omaha, Nebraska 68154, United States
Born October 04, 1946 (75 years)
Last ModifedRob Ritchie
Dec 20, 2017 11:06pm
Tags Caucasian - German - Married - 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.

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)

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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 Brandonius Maximus 
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 
May 20, 2008 10:45pm General Chuck Hagel Takes On McCain, Repeatedly Praises Obama  Article ArmyDem 
Apr 08, 2008 09:55pm Interview ‘My Endorsement is Irrelevant’  Article ArmyDem 
Nov 29, 2007 08:00am News Hagel: Bush administration is 'incompetent' and he would consider joining a Dem ticket  Article ArmyDem 
Sep 10, 2007 06:00pm Announcement Hagel bows out of politics  Article RP 
May 14, 2007 11:00am News Hagel hints at independent White House bid  Article None Entered 
Mar 25, 2007 02:00pm News GOP’s Hagel says impeachment an option  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Feb 05, 2007 01:00pm News A Reluctant Rebel's Yell  Article ArmyDem 
Jan 30, 2007 02:00pm News [NE Sen] Hagel low on cash on hand, raising retirement issue  Article ArmyDem 
Jan 21, 2007 01:00pm Blog Entry Hagel Says Cheney Criticism Is ‘Complete Nonsense’  Article ArmyDem 
Jan 17, 2007 10:00pm News Hagel to decide on White House bid 'soon'  Article Servo 
Aug 20, 2006 11:00am News Sen. Hagel says GOP has lost its way  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Jan 29, 2006 02:00pm Blog Entry [NE Sen] Hagel: Bush can't violate the law: Blasts Karl Rove also  Article ArmyDem 
Dec 22, 2005 02:00pm Investigation Hagel seeks hearings on domestic spying  Article RP 
Nov 16, 2005 12:30am News [NE Sen] Hagel Defends Criticisms of Iraq Policy  Article ArmyDem 
Nov 07, 2005 04:00am News Hagel: Torture Exemption Would Be Mistake  Article Servo 
Aug 24, 2005 10:00am News Hagel Considering Indy Run For Prez  Article GavinBrown 
Aug 18, 2005 10:15am News In U.S. heartland, anxiety over Iraq, oil  Article CA Pol Junkie 
Jun 28, 2005 03:15pm Advertisement MoveOn PAC Uses Hagel Quote; Senator Calls For End To Ad  Article None Entered 
Mar 07, 2005 12:00am News GOP senator wants to raise retirement age  Article None Entered 
Sep 28, 2004 12:00am General Hagel: dissenter or realist?  Article COSDem 

Importance? 9.33330 Average

Wife Lilibet Ziller Hagel Apr 00, 1985-

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