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Ashton Carter is seated to testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee on his nomination to be the next secretary of defense, in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on February 4, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.
Ashton Carter is seated to testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee on his nomination to be the next secretary of defense, in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on February 4, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

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Ashton Carter makes his case for Defense secretary

Ashton Carter, President Obama's pick to become the next Defense secretary, spoke to the Senate Armed Services Committee at his confirmation hearing.

Ashton Carter makes his case for Defense secretary

Ashton Carter, President Obama's pick to become the next Defense secretary, spoke to the Senate Armed Services Committee at his confirmation hearing.