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David Petraeus Resignation

The Year in Resignations: 2012

Joe Rodota | Posted 02.19.2013 | Media
Joe Rodota

"I showed extremely poor judgement." By far the most consequential resignation of 2012 was that of CIA Director David H. Petraeus. Here are highlights of other resignation letters that hit the news this year.

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Republicans, Democrats Agree On Petraeus Resignation: Poll | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

Americans across the political spectrum are more likely than not to agree with Gen. David Petraeus' resignation, a HuffPost/YouGov poll released Wedne...

Sex Brought Him Down!

Felice Shapiro | Posted 01.14.2013 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

Sex brought him down. Not a stray bullet, not a landmine, not a grenade nor a terrorist.

What If Petraeus Had an Open Marriage?

Sierra Black | Posted 01.10.2013 | Women
Sierra Black

While it's a stunning lapse in integrity for someone who was widely respected, it doesn't at first glance seem like the kind of lapse that has a lot to do with running the CIA. Does having an affair make him a less capable leader?

13 Political Figures Who Copped To Having Affairs

Posted 11.09.2012 | Divorce

Gen. David Petraeus' resignation and admission of an extramarital affair Friday shocked political insiders and the Twitterverse alike. Even President ...

FBI Investigation Led To Revelation Of Petraeus Affair

AP | ADAM GOLDMAN and CONNIE CASS | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — David Petraeus, the retired four-star general renowned for taking charge of the military campaigns in Iraq and then Afghanistan, ab...

Highlights From David Petraeus' Career

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics

The following are highlights from of the career of David Petraeus, 60, the famed Iraq and Afghan war general who went on to lead the CIA until he anno...

Twitter Responds To David Petraeus' Affair & Resignation

Posted 11.09.2012 | Divorce

Gen. David Petraeus resigned as director of the Central Intelligence Agency on Friday after admitting he had an extramarital affair, MSNBC reported. ...