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Domestic News | February 15, 2013

This is News - Feb. 15, 2013

Domestic News

Republican senators block Hagel, Boehner denies further bargaining and negotiations, Pope Benedict announces his intention to resign

A meteorite contrail is seen over Chelyabinsk on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 (AP Photo/

Republican senators block the president's nominee Chuck Hagel from becoming Secretary of Defense in hopes of forcing the White House to reveal more information about the Benghazi attack. Speaker of the House John Boehner swears off grand bargaining and negotiations with the White House over the next fiscal deadline. Pope Benedict announced his intentions to resign and celebrated his final public mass on Ash Wednesday.