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  • Lawyer in State Department leak case seeks release of client

    A lawyer for a former State Department intelligence analyst is asking the Justice Department to support the immediate release of his client. In a letter to prosecutors, Abbe Lowell said the department displayed a "double standard" in demanding prison for...
  • White House consulting Petraeus on fight against IS

    Top officials in the Obama administration have consulted former CIA Director David Petraeus about the fight against the Islamic State group — despite his admission that he gave classified material to his biographer and mistress, the White House said...
  • Speak Out

    Rock Cats to be renamed Have you heard? The Rock Cats are no longer going to be Connecticut's Double A minor league baseball team because they are giving the team a new name in Hartford. Have you seen the choices for voting? Wow, what are they thinking...
  • E-gate epidemics

    Former CIA Director David Petraeus plea-bargained to a misdemeanor count of unauthorized removal and retention of classified material after having given classified government information to his onetime mistress, Paula Broadwell. How was Petraeus'...
  • If Petraeus is guilty, what about Hillary Clinton?

    If Petraeus is guilty, what about Hillary Clinton?
    It strains credulity to believe there was never a single item containing classified information in any email exchange with then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton ("Secretary Clinton's email," March 9). If such information moved through her personal...
  • The Petraeus double standard

    The Petraeus double standard
    Former CIA Director Gen. David Petraeus — perhaps the most revered military commander of his generation — has agreed to a plea deal for passing highly classified material to Paula Broadwell, his biographer and erstwhile mistress. General...
  • Republicans not rushing to criticize Menendez

    WASHINGTON Sen. Mark S. Kirk of Illinois became the latest Republican to suggest reports of corruption charges against Sen. Robert Menendez are the result of "politically motivated" leaks by the Justice Department. Echoing speculation from Sens. Ted...
  • The Petraeus deal: Sharing top-secret documents calls for prison time

    Retired U.S. Army general and former CIA chief David H. Petraeus appears on his way to receiving light punishment for taking home and handing to his mistress, who was writing his biography, highly classified intelligence documents. The law prohibits Mr....
  • If Petraeus weren't a general, he'd have had the book thrown at him

    To the editor: Having spent five years in the Army as an enlisted soldier, I can tell you that a lower ranking soldier accused of doing what retired Gen. David H. Petraeus did would have had the book thrown at him. ("A double standard on government...
  • A double standard on government secrets for David Petraeus

    A double standard on government secrets for David Petraeus
    As a result of the Obama administration's unprecedented war on national-security leaks, some obscure government officials and contractors who divulged classified information to reporters have been sentenced to prison. But David H. Petraeus, the retired...
  • Ex-CIA chief admits sharing military secrets with mistress

    Former CIA Director David Petraeus, whose career was destroyed by an affair with his biographer, has agreed to plead guilty to charges he gave her classified material — including information on war strategy and identities of covert operatives &#...