Article Photos: Hagel stalled, but confirmation still expected 5/10

Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., the top Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee, smiles as he leaves the Senate chamber at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013. Senate Republicans on stalled the nomination of former GOP senator Chuck Hagel as the nationâs next secretary of defense when a vote to end debate on Hagel fell short of the 60 yeas required to break the Republican filibuster, leaving Hagelâs nomination in limbo as Congress leaves for recess.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)