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  • UPDATE: CIA director David Petraeus resigns over extramarital affair

    UPDATE: CIA director David Petraeus resigns over extramarital affair
    Penn State York communications professor Joe Downing says the scandal over former CIA Director Gen. David Petraeus is holding public and media fascination in part because of the man's silence about what happened. "I think by not publicly commenting, that...
  • Petraeus Testifies Libya Attack was Al Qaeda Terrorism

    Petraeus Testifies Libya Attack was Al Qaeda Terrorism
    WASHINGTON -- Former CIA Director David Petraeus testified on Capitol Hill on Friday that the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, was an act of terrorism committed by al Qaeda-linked militants. That's according to U.S. Rep. Peter King of New...
  • David Petraeus bio sullied by affair

    David Petraeus bio sullied by affair
    "All In" is the title of the David Petraeus biography, and no book is more aptly titled. His caree is now in a shambles because he made a big, disasterous bet -- having an affair with co-author Paula Broadwell -- and it led to his resignation as CIA...
  • Rep. King: Petraeus Investigation Story 'Doesn't Add Up'

    Rep. King: Petraeus Investigation Story 'Doesn't Add Up'
    The top Republican on the House Homeland Security Committee said Sunday that the length of the FBI's investigation into David Petraeus' extramarital affair raises serious questions about the government's response to potentially comprised intelligence. "I...
  • Lawmakers raise questions on how Petraeus affair was handled

    Lawmakers raise questions on how Petraeus affair was handled
    The top Republican on the House Homeland Security Committee said Sunday that the length of the FBI's investigation into David Petraeus' extramarital affair raises serious questions about the government's response to potentially comprised intelligence....
  • House Majority Leader Knew of Petraeus Sex Scandal in October

    House Majority Leader Knew of Petraeus Sex Scandal in October
    House Majority Leader Eric Cantor knew in October about former CIA Director David Petraeus' involvement in an extramarital affair, a spokesman for the congressman told CNN on Sunday. Doug Heye said Cantor, a Republican, was tipped to the information by...
  • Congressman Reichert was told of Petraeus scandal in October

    Congressman Reichert was told of Petraeus scandal in October
    Rep. Dave Reichert, R-Wash., was alerted in October to the scandal involving CIA Director David Petraeus and passed the FBI agent ‘whistle-blower’ onto House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., Reichert’s office confirmed Monday. The...
  • McManus: Petraeus, the comeback general

    McManus: Petraeus, the comeback general
    Gen. David H. Petraeus, long the most famous overachiever in the U.S. Army, is already on his way to a new career distinction: breaking the land speed record for rehabilitation from a scandal. It was only two weeks ago that Petraeus resigned from his...
  • Another top general under investigation amid Petraeus probe

    Another top general under investigation amid Petraeus probe
    The spiraling scandal that took down former CIA Director David Petraeus has apparently ensnared another powerful general, as authorities announced that Gen. John Allen is under investigation for allegedly sending inappropriate messages to Jill Kelley, a...
  • The David Petraeus Affair: A Lot More Than Sex

    The David Petraeus Affair: A Lot More Than Sex
    Unlike many stories about powerful Washington figures having secret affairs, the downfall of spy chief David Petraeus goes beyond sex. The scandal surrounding the decorated four-star Army general who once ran the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan involves...
  • David Petraeus ghost-writer"dumbfounded" by Broadwell affair

    David Petraeus ghost-writer"dumbfounded" by Broadwell affair
    Vernon Loeb, the Washington Post editor who worked with Paula Broadwell on the bio of David Petraeus, says he was blind-sided by the affair that ended Petraeus' stint as CIA director. "My wife says I’m the most clueless person in America," he begins...