I really don’t understand the point in doing this. If we know he is going to be confirmed why wait a week? What do they hope to gain? Especially if they are announcing the fact before hand.
It would be great if they had some damaging info that they knew was going to be dropped between now and then that would change the outcome, but that is only the stuff dreams are made of.
LOL, neither does Dick Durbin. He was just on the floor of the Senate whining about how unfair it all is. Now it's Barbara Boxer babbling about how sad it all is. Poor Chuck Hagel, poor Barack Obama. Oh the humanity.
We don't know he'll be confirmed.
The news of what Hagel said about the State Dept. hasn't had a chance to bleed through to the talking head shows. I think the GOP wants this to be aired on Sunday talk shows to erode Hagel's support further to give them a chance to have better reasons to vote against cloture next week.