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  •  ** FILE ** Thomas R. Pickering (Associated Press)

    Pickering complies with House request for Benghazi interview

    The career diplomat who led the internal State Department probe into the Benghazi terrorist attacks has agreed to a private, transcribed interview with investigators from the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, which had issued a subpoena after his initial resistance.

  • Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton testifies on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the Sept. 11, 2012, attacks against the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    AUSBROOK: When politics override accountability

    When the U.S. government fails to protect its citizens, we must determine why. Such failures can erode public faith in the government's abilities and diminish public trust in its leaders.

  • White House press secretary Jay Carney listens to a question from the media during his daily news briefing at the White House in Washington on Monday, May 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

    White House tries to deflect criticism from Benghazi whistle-blowers

    The White House on Monday attempted to deflect new criticism on the administration's handling of the Benghazi attacks from a firsthand witness and an additional whistle-blower, arguing that an internal State Department review charged with investigating the September attacks was led by an "unimpeachable" team.

  • **FILE** U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice listens June 7, 2012, during a news conference at the U.N. headquarters in New York. (Associated Press)

    MCCAIN, GRAHAM AND AYOTTE: Critical questions still unanswered on Benghazi

    With U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice's withdrawal from consideration for the position of secretary of state, some have assumed that Congress will now be less insistent on a full accounting of the facts surrounding the Sept. 11, 2012, terrorist attack in Benghazi that resulted in the murder of four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens.

  • **FILE** U.S. envoy Chris Stevens speaks April 11, 2011, to local media at the Tibesty Hotel where an African Union delegation was meeting with opposition leaders in Benghazi, Libya. The U.S. ambassador and three other Americans were killed in an attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi by protesters angry over a film that ridiculed Islam's Prophet Muhammad. (Associated Press)

    Defense Dept. had live video of attack in Benghazi

    Live video from a drone flying over the U.S. Consulate during the Sept. 11 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, was monitored at a Defense Department facility, but was not fed to the White House, senior officials say.

  • No date has yet been announced for testimony by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, its chairman said. (Associated Press)

    Clinton to testify on Hill about Benghazi report

    Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says she will testify in public before both House and Senate foreign relations committees about a State Department report into the deadly Sept. 11 anniversary terrorist attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya.

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