It's All Politics, Feb. 28, 2013

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As his wife Lilibet holds the Bible, Chuck Hagel (L) is sworn into office on Feb. 27, 2013. i i
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As his wife Lilibet holds the Bible, Chuck Hagel (L) is sworn into office on Feb. 27, 2013.
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The sequester is upon us, and NPR's Ken Rudin and Ron Elving try to explain how it all affects them. But it's a good week for Chuck Hagel, who finally gets the votes he needs to become Defense Secretary, and Robin Kelly, who wins the Democratic primary in Illinois' 2nd district and is likely to succeed Jesse Jackson Jr. in the House.

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