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  • Her own words: In her final days as secretary of state, Hillary Rodham Clinton tells a Senate committee that she saw no specific security requests for Benghazi and "I wasn't involved in the talking points process." (Associated Press)

    Hillary Clinton all but erased from tragic story of the attack in Benghazi

    A huge wave of public testimony, reports and documents on what happened in Benghazi now floods Washington, and little of it focuses on the role of Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton before, on, or after Sept. 11, 2012.


  • Illustration Benghazi Questions by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

    KUHNER: Blowing a whistle on Benghazi

    Benghazi may turn out to be President Obama's Watergate. The scandal is a growing cancer on the administration, threatening its very existence. The more information comes out, the more damning it is.


  • **FILE** Libyans gather Sept. 12, 2012, at the gutted U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, after an attack the previous day that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens. (Associated Press)

    Benghazi investigations included CIA activities; personnel had secret base in Libyan city

    Raising the stakes in the high-profile clash with congressional Republicans over last year's terrorist attack on the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, a person familiar with the State Department-chartered inquiry said investigators talked last year with CIA personnel who were on the ground during the attack and were briefed about the CIA's activities at their secret base in the Libyan city.


  • ** FILE ** A Libyan man checks out the interior of the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, after the attack.  (Associated Press)

    Republicans cite attacks in Benghazi, Boston as Obama security failures

    The Obama administration found itself in the cross hairs of mounting Republican frustration Tuesday over national security policy, with particular focus on unanswered questions surrounding the Boston Marathon bombings last month and the terrorist attack last year on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.


  • Republicans cite attacks in Benghazi, Boston as Obama security failures

    The Obama administration found itself in the cross hairs of mounting Republican frustration Tuesday over national security policy, with particular focus on unanswered questions surrounding the Boston Marathon bombings last month and the terrorist attack last year on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.


  • ** FILE ** House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa, California Republican, delivers his opening statement Oct. 10, 2012, on Capitol Hill during the committee's hearing on the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that resulted in the death of U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens. (Associated Press)

    White House denies any Benghazi muzzling; hearings planned to probe cover-up

    The White House denied Wednesday that State Department officials are muzzling would-be whistleblowers about last year's terrorist attacks on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi by blocking security clearances for their attorneys.


  • ** FILE ** A Libyan man checks out the interior of the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, after the attack.  (Associated Press)

    Obama administration threatening Benghazi whistleblowers: Report

    A former Justice Department official said unnamed members of the White House administration have threatened whistleblowers who want to speak on the terror attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.


  • President Obama pauses as he answers questions during his new conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington on April 30, 2013. (Associated Press)

    Obama 'not familiar' with intimidation of Benghazi whistleblowers

    President Obama on Tuesday said he was unaware of complaints from Benghazi whistleblowers inside his own administration who contend that they are being intimidated over their cooperation with investigators into the September 2012 attack, but pledged to look into the matter.


  • Secretary of State John Kerry talks to reporters during a joint news conference with Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo following their meeting at the State Department in Washington on April 30, 2013. (Associated Press)

    State Department downplays reports of Benghazi bullying

    The State Department sought Tuesday to discredit a media report that claimed the Obama administration has threatened CIA and State Department officials in an attempt to intimidate them from cooperating with lawmakers seeking information about the September 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya.


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