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  • FBI preparing timeline of its Petraeus probe

    The FBI is preparing a timeline of its criminal investigation that brought to light CIA Director David Petraeus' extramarital affair so the bureau can respond to members of Congress asking why they and the White House weren't notified of the probe months ago.


  • Illustration Obama's Libya by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    GAFFNEY: Obama administration failing Benghazigate smell test

    In Washington, when the official line seems improbable, people often say, "It doesn't pass the smell test." There's a lot that stinks at the moment about the Benghazigate affair, including now the circumstances involving the forced resignation of a man in the middle of it: President Obama's CIA Director and former four-star Army General David Petraeus.


  • Jill Kelley leaves her home Monday, Nov. 12, 2012 in Tampa, Fla. Kelley is identified as the woman who allegedly received harassing emails from Gen. David Petraeus' paramour, Paula Broadwell. She serves as an unpaid social liaison to MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, where the military's Central Command and Special Operations Command are located. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

    Petraeus shocked at girlfriend's emails to friend

    Ex-CIA director David Petraeus has told friends he was shocked to find that his biographer and girlfriend, Paula Broadwell, was suspected of sending anonymous, threatening emails to a Petraeus friend she saw as a romantic rival.


  • ** FILE ** In a Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012 photo, President Obama pauses as he speaks at the election night party at McCormick Place, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

    Along with facing fiscal cliff, Obama must reshuffle Cabinet

    President Obama took a few days after the election to regroup, play some golf and let his re-election victory sink in, but that didn't slow Washington speculation about the expected reshuffling of his Cabinet.


  • Inside the Beltway: Fifty shades of bimbo

    The mutating "Petraeus affair" has conveniently filled the media vacuum left after the presidential election ended, providing press, pundits and assorted officials a veritable gold mine of material.


  • 2007: The U.S. commander, visiting an Iraqi village, hears that the security situation has improved dramatically. (Associated Press)

    From Iraq to Washington: Petraeus has long record of facing tough situations

    The fall of David H. Petraeus as the nation's spy chief does not erase his long record as a military commander who turned the tide of the war in Iraq and set up new tactics for killing Islamic terrorists, his friends and military observers say.


  • Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon, California Republican

    Congress jumps on Libya inquiry

    President Obama survived the election without having to answer many key questions about the September terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, but getting through the lame-duck session of Congress that opens Tuesday could be even tougher — especially with one key senator already talking about the possibility of subpoenas.


  • Ethics: What It Means to Be An Officer and a Gentleman

    The military has always been adamant that we cannot tolerate adultery in our ranks, at any level. That is why it is an article in the Uniform Code of Military Justice — Article 134, the "good order and discipline" article — because it is a major cancer on any organization or society and will destroy the moral fabric of our basic motto of "Duty, Honor and Country."


  • This July 13, 2011, photo made available on the International Security Assistance Force's Flickr website shows the former Commander of International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces-Afghanistan Gen. Davis Petraeus, left, shaking hands with Paula Broadwell, co-author of "All In: The Education of General David Petraeus."As details emerge about Petraeus' extramarital affair with his biographer, Broadwell, including a second woman who allegedly received threatening emails from the author, members of Congress say they want to know exactly when the now ex-CIA director and retired general popped up in the FBI inquiry, whether national security was compromised and why they weren't told sooner. (AP Photo/ISAF)

    Congress' questions for Petraeus will have to wait

    Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have questions for former CIA Director David H. Petraeus about the Sept. 11 terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, his recently disclosed extramarital affair and other issues — but their queries will have to wait for a later date.


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