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February 26, 2013 2:13 am

Senate to Vote on Hagel Tuesday

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Chuck Hagel, Obama's nominee for Secretary of Defense.

Fox News – The Senate plans to vote once again on Chuck Hagel’s nomination for Defense secretary, with supporters aiming to clear a procedural hurdle after Republicans blocked the nominee in a historic filibuster earlier this month.

According to a Senate Democratic leadership aide, the Senate plans to hold the test vote Tuesday at noon. If Hagel clears the 60-vote threshold, a final vote would likely be scheduled by Wednesday.

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