The Senate Armed Services Committee met with Secretary of Defense nominee Robert Gates. The committee then approved his nomination and it now moves to the full Senate for a vote. Want to see the hearing? The Washington Post has opening remarks from Gates, Senator John McCain, and Senator Ted Kennedy. You can also read Gates written response to Committee questions, a 65-page document on the committee website.
Want to hear more from the hearing? Check out the Washington Post article "Senate Committee Unanimously Approves Gates."
Want to know more about Gates? Check out the blog posting "Who is Robert M. Gates?"