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    Libya station chief gives perspective on Benghazi TV talking points

    Members of the House Intelligence Committee held a classified session Tuesday with the CIA's former Libya station chief, whose assessment that there had been no protest leading before the Benghazi terrorist attacks was left out of the Obama administration's talking points used on national television.

  • Former Deputy CIA Director Michael Morell is slated to testify on Wednesday on a series of secure video teleconferences during the days immediately following the Sept. 11, 2012 Benghazi attacks. (Associated Press)

    Libya station chief gives perspective on TV talking points

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  • Rep. Frank R. Wolf, Virginia Republican, said, "It's troubling. These guys have been with Hillary a long time, and made critical remarks about the [Benghazi] hearings. I'd want to make sure there's a reason why [the committee] didn't pursue it further." (associated press)

    Benghazi critics hit lobbying firm

    Government watchdogs and a veteran congressman are sharply criticizing a bipartisan consulting firm formed by a trio of former Obama administration insiders and the former staff director of the House Intelligence Committee, whose Republican chairman opposes a select committee in the deadly September 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic outpost in Benghazi.

  • ** FILE ** This April 18, 2013, file photo shows National Intelligence Director James Clapper testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. Clapper is apologizing for telling Congress earlier this year that the National Security Agency does not collect data on millions of Americans. In a letter to Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., Clapper says his answer was "clearly erroneous." (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

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  • Gen. Keith B. Alexander, director of the National Security Agency and head of the U.S. Cyber Command, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 18, 2013, before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. (Associated Press)

    NSA director defends surveillance program

    The director of the National Security Agency insisted on Tuesday that the government's sweeping surveillance programs have foiled some 50 terrorist plots worldwide in a forceful defense echoed by the leaders of the House Intelligence Committee.

  • Army Lt. Gen. Ronald Burgess (left), Defense Intelligence Agency director; CIA Director David H. Petraeus (center); and James R. Clapper, director of national intelligence, testify on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, at a House Intelligence Committee hearing on worldwide threats. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

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