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WASHINGTON – The former deputy director of the CIA insisted on Wednesday that he didn't edit the widely debunked talking points on the 2012 Benghazi attack due to political pressure to protect President Barack Obama and onetime Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.

In a rare open session, Mike Morell offered a lengthy defense of his actions and the work of the spy agency in the politically-charged aftermath of the Sept. 11 assault on the diplomatic mission in Libya.

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Shown here is Jerusalem Post D.C. bureau chief Michael Wilner.Michael Wilner

A D.C.-based reporter for The Jerusalem Post who is Jewish was blocked from covering President Obama's visit to Saudi Arabia later this week after the country refused to issue him a visa, drawing objections from the White House. 

Michael Wilner, the Washington bureau chief for the English-language Israel newspaper, had sought to travel to Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, in order to cover the U.S.

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obama-romney-debateOne of the political fights that arose from the terrorism incident in Libya consulate early this year and that had become a hot campaign issue, has come to a close. 

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fiscal-cliff-obama-boehnerWith the fiscal cliff in our backyard, do the voters want to cut spending, entitlments or both?

 

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obama-smileNew summary of poll numbers are out and from the information provided by Ron Faucheux of Clarus.

 

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