GOP senator issues challenge

Hagel: "If we don't debate this -- we are not worthy of our country; we fail our country."

Published January 26, 2007 2:42PM (EST)

On Wednesday, Chuck Hagel, the only GOP senator who has called to end the war in Iraq, spoke passionately against sending in more troops. "This is a ping-pong game with American lives," said Hagel, a Vietnam vet. Now, the Washington Post reports Hagel is considering a presidential run.

By David Puner

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