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Lara Seligman

Defense

Holder defends keeping Petraeus investigation from White House

DoJ doesn't usually alert outside officials until investigations are complete, he says.

Oversight

Petraeus to testify before Congress on Thursday, Friday

The former CIA director is set to attend hearings on Libya attack.

Defense

Reports: Susan Rice is favorite for State

If nominated, she would face a tough confirmation hearing.

Oversight

Condoleezza Rice: GOP must adapt to 'changing demographics'

Party is losing 'important segments of the electorate,' former secretary of State says.

Oversight

Voting has been particularly confusing in battleground states

Pennsylvania voter-identification law is not in effect, but has caused delays.

Defense

Colin Powell accused of race-based Obama endorsement

John Sununu later backed off comments about the retired general, a moderate Republican.

Defense

Colin Powell endorses Obama

The retired general remains a 'moderate Republican' but is 'uncomfortable' with some Romney policies.

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Management

In Marie Claire interview, Hillary Clinton insists she won’t run again

Secretary of State says she will be cheering for the first female president.

Oversight

Polls show Paul Ryan favored to win the debate

Republican National Committee tries to play down expectations.

Defense

U.S. quietly sends task force to Jordan to aid in Syria crisis

Obama administration has so far declined to intervene directly.

Defense

Protesters storm U.S. embassy in Yemen

President Hadi apologizes for the assault, orders investigation.

Defense

Construction on 9/11 Memorial Museum to resume

Disagreements over funding and oversight slowed progress.

Defense

Obama motorcade police officer killed in Florida accident

Bruce St. Laurent was hit as he prepared to close I-95, Palm Beach officials say.

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Oversight

Moderators announced for presidential debates

PBS’s Jim Lehrer, CNN’s Candy Crowley and CBS’s Bob Schieffer will be the moderators for this year's presidential debates.

Management

Obama 'regulatory czar' Cass Sunstein to return to Harvard

Sunstein has helped drive 'a series of historic accomplishments,' Obama says.

Oversight

Geithner ‘deeply offended’ by former investigator general's claims

Neil Barofsky's new book says financial bailout was 'hijacked' by Wall Street banks.