He said there's a general presumption that recesses need to be at least 10 days for a president to flex his recess powers, though he left open the chance for an emergency.
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Gen. Petraeus was, as Teddy Roosevelt might put it, "in the arena" as few others have been and — as Roosevelt pointed out, sometimes the "strong man stumbles" there.
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