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  • Graham calls for delay on Brennan nomination

    January 8, 2013 10:03 AM

    WASHINGTON - A Republican senator is calling for a delay in confirming President Barack Obama's pick for CIA director until the administration provides answers on the deadly Sept. 11 assault in Libya. Sen. Lindsey Graham said Tuesday that he has tried repeatedly to get answers on raid on the... more »
  • Petraeus reportedly shocked by word of emails from Broadwell

    November 12, 2012 2:27 PM

    WASHINGTON - Ex-CIA director David Petraeus is telling friends he was shocked to find that his biographer, Paula Broadwell, was suspected of sending anonymous, threatening emails to a Petraeus friend she saw as a romantic rival. A close Petraeus associate says FBI investigators told Petraeus that Broadwell sent anonymous emails... more »
  • CIA director quits over extramarital affair

    November 9, 2012 2:11 PM

    WASHINGTON - David Petraeus has resigned as director of the CIA after admitting he had an extramarital affair. According to his letter of resignation, Petraeus asked President Barack Obama on Thursday to allow him to resign. Obama accepted Petraeus' resignation today, saying the general has 'made our country safer and... more »

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