Decoder Buzz Chuck Hagel out as defense secretary. Bad fit from beginning? (+video)

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has submitted his resignation to President Obama less than two years after assuming the post, according to media reports.

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Chuck Hagel is out as secretary of Defense, according to news reports Monday morning. He’s resigning under pressure, or in other words, getting fired with a bit of dignity.