Comments for: Collins says she’ll vote against Obama nominee for Defense secretary

Posted Feb. 13, 2013, at 3:46 p.m.
Last modified Feb. 14, 2013, at 7:24 a.m.

WASHINGTON — Sen. Susan Collins said Wednesday that she opposes President Barack Obama’s choice of former Sen. Chuck Hagel to take over the Defense Department. However, Collins said she wouldn’t join a filibuster to block a final vote on his nomination. In a lengthy statement released by her office, Collins …

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