LISTEN LIVE: Obama to Announce Defense, CIA Nominees

Jan 7, 2013

President Obama will make two cabinet announcements this afternoon. Sources say he will nominate former Nebraska senator Chuck Hagel as secretary of defense and counterterrorism adviser John O. Brennan to direct the Central Intelligence Agency.

Listen live to NPR's coverage of the announcements starting at 1 p.m., hosted by Ari Shapiro. He will be joined by Senior Washington Editor Ron Elving; Correspondent Tom Gjelten and National Political Correspondent Mara Liasson at the White House.