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In a transfer-of-remains ceremony at Andrews Air Force Base on Sept. 14, carry teams brought home the remains of the four Americans killed in an attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Family members say they still don’t know exactly how their loved ones died. (Associated Press)

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Sen. Susan Collins, Maine Republican, and Sen. Bob Corker, Tennessee Republican, were not swayed after meeting with U.N. Ambassador Susan E. Rice, a possible nominee for secretary of state, about her comments in the aftermath of a Sept. 11 terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Sen. Susan Collins, Maine Republican, and Sen. Bob Corker, Tennessee Republican, were not swayed after meeting with U.N. Ambassador Susan E. Rice, a possible nominee for secretary of state, about her comments in the aftermath of a Sept. 11 terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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**FILE** A Libyan man investigates the inside of the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, on Sept. 13, 2012, after an attack that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens on Sept. 11, 2012. (Associated Press)

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Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) arrives for a closed door Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing to discuss the September 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, and the intelligence and security situation in other Arab Spring countries at the Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C., Thursday, November 15, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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** FILE ** The American flag flies at half-staff over the White House in Washington early on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, in honor of the four Americans who died when an angry mob stormed the U.S. Consulate in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Sept. 11. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Government Accountability Office International Affairs and Trade Acting Director Michael Courts testifies on the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi during a House Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing in the Rayburn Office Building, Washington, D.C., Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Government Accountability Office International Affairs and Trade Acting Director Michael Courts testifies on the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi during a House Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing in the Rayburn Office Building, Washington, D.C., Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell, center, arrives for a closed door Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing to discuss the September 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, and the intelligence and security situation in other Arab Spring countries at the Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C., Thursday, November 15, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell, center, arrives for a closed door Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing to discuss the September 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, and the intelligence and security situation in other Arab Spring countries at the Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C., Thursday, November 15, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell, center, arrives for a closed door Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing to discuss the September 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, and the intelligence and security situation in other Arab Spring countries at the Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C., Thursday, November 15, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Under Secretary of State for Management Pat Kennedy, left, arrives for a closed door Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing to discuss the September 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, and the intelligence and security situation in other Arab Spring countries at the Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C., Thursday, November 15, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, center, arrives for a closed door Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing to discuss the September 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, and the intelligence and security situation in other Arab Spring countries at the Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C., Thursday, November 15, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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National Counterterrorism Center Director Matthew Olsen, center, arrives for a closed door Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing to discuss the September 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, and the intelligence and security situation in other Arab Spring countries at the Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C., Thursday, November 15, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Chairman Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif) of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, center, arrives for a closed door Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing to discuss the September 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, and the intelligence and security situation in other Arab Spring countries at the Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C., Thursday, November 15, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Sens. Dan Coats (R-Ind.), left, and John McCain (R-Ariz.), right, arrive for a closed door Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing to discuss the September 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, and the intelligence and security situation in other Arab Spring countries at the Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C., Thursday, November 15, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Senator Richard Burr (R-N.C.) arrives for a closed door Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing to discuss the September 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, and the intelligence and security situation in other Arab Spring countries at the Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C., Thursday, November 15, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) arrives for a closed door Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing to discuss the September 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, and the intelligence and security situation in other Arab Spring countries at the Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C., Thursday, November 15, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) arrives for a closed door Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing to discuss the September 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, and the intelligence and security situation in other Arab Spring countries at the Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C., Thursday, November 15, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Sen. Kent Conrad (D-N.D.) arrives for a closed door Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing to discuss the September 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, and the intelligence and security situation in other Arab Spring countries at the Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C., Thursday, November 15, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)