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Stories with person: Leon Panetta
  • Senior Pentagon official criticizes House Benghazi probe 
    Updated: Apr-29-16 5:05 pm

    WASHINGTON - A senior Pentagon official criticized the House Republican-led investigation into the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, saying the panel has made a "crescendo" of costly, duplicative and unnecessary requests, including some based on claims made on Facebook or talk radio.

  • Former defense secretaries push for trade pact 
    Updated: Apr-28-16 6:48 pm

    WASHINGTON - Eight former secretaries of defense are pushing congressional leaders to back one of President Barack Obama's top priorities and pass a free trade agreement they say is fundamental to national security.

  • US asks judge to seal files in case over CIA sex case leaks story has photos
    Updated: Apr-08-16 9:47 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Justice Department urged a U.S. judge late Friday to keep secret many of the court records in the now-abandoned lawsuit over leaks in the investigation that led to the resignation of former CIA director David Petraeus.