Sign up for the MSNBC newsletter
You have been successfully added to our newsletter.
Let our news meet your inbox
Secretary of Defense nominee Chuck Hagel cleared a cloture vote on Tuesday, clearing the way for a vote on his confirmation. The Cycle hosts talk with Michael Hirsh from the National Journal about Hagel’s expected confirmation – and all just in time for the sequester spending cuts that will take $43 billion out of the Defense Department’s budget.Feb.27.2013