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Members of the media try to get a peek inside the hallway down to the room where Gen. David Petraeus testifies about the Benghazi attack behind closed doors at the U.S. Capitol on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012. The general was expected to say that he knew the attack was terror-based from the beginning. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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A member of the media photographs the car which it is believed to hold former CIA Director David Petraeus as he is driven away from the Capitol Building after meeting with lawmakers behind closed doors inside the Capitol Visitors Center, Washington, D.C., Friday, November 16, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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The motorcade with Gen. David Petraeus leaves the U.S. Capitol on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012 following the general's closed-door testimony about the Benghazi attacks. The general was expected to say that he knew the attack was terror-based from the beginning. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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A U.S. Capitol Police officer comes out of the room where Gen. David Petraeus is set to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee about the Benghazi attack at the U.S. Capitol on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012. The general was expected to say that he knew the attack was terror-based from the beginning. Security was tight in the Capitol complex, and the media were not allowed in the hearing rooms. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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A member of the media films between a crack in a set of double doors as former CIA Director David Petraeus allegedly meets with lawmakers behind closed doors inside the Capitol Visitors Center on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., Friday, November 16, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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A Capitol Hill Police Officer stands guard as former CIA Director David Petraeus meets with lawmakers behind closed doors inside the Capitol Visitors Center on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., Friday, November 16, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), center, heads to a closed door meeting with former CIA Director David Petraeus inside the Capitol Visitors Center on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., Friday, November 16, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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The motorcade with Gen. David Petraeus leaves the U.S. Capitol on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012 following the general's closed-door testimony about the Benghazi attacks. The general was expected to say that he knew the attack was terror-based from the beginning. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Two U.S. Capitol Police officers walk down a closed hallway in the Senate side of the Capitol Visitors Center while Gen. David Petraeus testifies about the Benghazi attack behind closed doors on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012. The general was expected to say that he knew the attack was terror-based from the beginning. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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This Feb. 2, 2012 file photo shows CIA Director David Petraeus testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. Petraeus has resigned because of an extramarital affair. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

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A U.S. Capitol Police officer comes out of the room where Gen. David Petraeus is set to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee about the Benghazi attack at the U.S. Capitol on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012. The general was expected to say that he knew the attack was terror-based from the beginning. Security was tight in the Capitol complex, and the media were not allowed in the hearing rooms. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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** FILE ** In this June 23, 2011, file photo, then-CIA Director-designate Gen. David Petraeus testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Petraeus has resigned because of an extramarital affair. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

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** FILE ** In this June 23, 2011, file photo, then-CIA Director-designate Gen. David Petraeus testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Petraeus has resigned because of an extramarital affair. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

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**FILE** Gen. John Allen (left), and Army Gen. David Petraeus (center), top U.S. commander in Afghanistan and incoming CIA Director, greet former CIA Director and new U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta as he lands in Kabul, Afghanistan, on July 9, 2011. (Associated Press)

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FBI agents carry boxes and a computer from the home of Paula Broadwell, the woman whose affair with retired Gen. David Petraeus led to his resignation as CIA director, in the Dilworth neighborhood of Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

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Paula Broadwell is visible through the window in the kitchen of her brother's house in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012. Broadwell is CIA Director David Petraeus' biographer, with whom he had an affair that led to his abrupt resignation last Friday. It was Broadwell's threatening emails to Jill Kelley, a Florida woman who is a Petraeus family friend, that led to the FBI's discovery of communications between Broadwell and Petraeus indicating they were having an affair. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

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Dr. Scott Kelley, husband of Jill Kelley, leaves the family home Thursday, Nov 15, 2012, in Tampa, Fla. Jill Kelley is identified as the woman who allegedly received harassing emails from Gen. David Petraeus' paramour, Paula Broadwell. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

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Paula Broadwell, who ended up with more than a professional relationship with David H. Petraeus, conducted extensive interviews with critics and supporters for her book. “All In,” however, has been described as “part hagiography and part defense” of Mr. Petraeus’ strategy in Iraq and Afghanistan. (Associated Press)

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Paula Broadwell, who ended up with more than a professional relationship with David H. Petraeus, conducted extensive interviews with critics and supporters for her book. “All In,” however, has been described as “part hagiography and part defense” of Mr. Petraeus’ strategy in Iraq and Afghanistan. (Associated Press)

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This Feb. 2, 2012 file photo shows CIA Director David Petraeus testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. Petraeus has resigned because of an extramarital affair. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)