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Benghazi Attacks

FBI: Congress Can Talk To Benghazi Survivors

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 11.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director James Comey told senators Thursday he is not opposed to Congress speaking with the survivors of the 2012 attack on th...

Michael McAuliff

Syria? What Syria? Allen West Backs Strike On Benghazi

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With Capitol Hill marking the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks and hotly debating military intervention in Syria on Wednesday,...

State Dept. Officials Return After Devastating Attack

AP | Posted 10.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Four State Department officials have been cleared of security failures that led to an attack last year on a diplomatic outpost in B...

Obama Vows To Capture Benghazi Perpetrators

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 10.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama vowed Friday to bring to justice those responsible for last year's deadly assault on a U.S. diplomatic post ...

Explosions Target Courthouses In Benghazi

AP | ESAM MOHAMED | Posted 09.27.2013 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — Two large explosions hit courthouses in the city of Benghazi late Sunday, leaving part of one of the buildings a pile of rubble...

Republican Party Makes New Benghazi Demand

AP | Posted 05.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The political arm of the Republican Party is seeking any emails and documents that might exist between the State Department and Presiden...

Scandals Expose Right Wing Hypocrisy

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

It’s pretty rich, isn’t it, to see conservatives, not so long ago such ferocious guardians of presidential prerogative, suddenly acting as if they...

Kerry Vows Strict Security After Benghazi

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 07.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry challenged Congress on Monday to go beyond its investigations of embassy security and help ensure tha...

Boehner Defied By House Republicans

The Hill | Posted 05.14.2013 | Politics

House Republican members are defying Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and five committee chairmen by endorsing a measure that would set up a special pane...

Rumsfeld: Clinton Is 'Sideshow' In Benghazi Controversy

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.14.2013 | Politics

Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld weighed in on the Benghazi attacks on Tuesday, charging former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton with being ...

What We Still Don't Know About Benghazi

time.com | Posted 05.13.2013 | Politics

The cover-up is often worse than the crime, they say. And that's true. But these days there is also a corollary in Washington: the partisan outrage ov...

GOP Rep Issues Prediction On Benghazi 'Whistle Blowers'

Reuters | Posted 07.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, May 12 (Reuters) - A top Republican on Sunday said he expected more witnesses to step forward with information about last year's deadly ...

GOP Strategists Question Benghazi Strategy

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 02.21.2013 | Politics

Republican strategists questioned why the party is continuing to focus on the Sept. 11, 2012 attacks on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya...

White House Releases Information Amid GOP Questions

AP | RICHARD LARDNER | Posted 02.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House says President Barack Obama did not speak to any Libyan government officials until the night after the deadly Sept. 11 a...

GOP Senators Press Obama

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Three Republican senators are asking President Barack Obama whether he spoke to any Libyan government official during the deadly assault...

Joshua Hersh

Clinton Benghazi Hearings Show Classified Report Could Not Determine Causes Of Attacks

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 01.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The classified version of a State Department review of last year's assault on an American compound in Benghazi, Libya, found that it was...

2 Police Stations Targeted By Attacks In Benghazi

Reuters | Posted 02.15.2013 | World

BENGHAZI, Libya, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Two police stations were targeted in what appeared to be simultaneous attacks in the eastern Lib...

Sam Stein

Jon Huntsman: Lawmakers Should Temper Susan Rice Criticism

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman on Monday urged lawmakers, including those in his own party, to temper their criti...

Lucia Graves

Congress To Investigate Watered-Down Benghazi 'Talking Points'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 11.18.2012 | Politics

Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) said on Sunday that Congress has called on the White House to explain who created the ...

Ryan Grim

Bob Corker: Intelligence Officials 'Immediately Let Everybody Know' Benghazi Was Terrorism

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A top Republican senator on a committee investigating the September attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, said Wednesday that...

The Dumb Politics Of Benghazi

BuzzFeed | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics

MENTOR, OH — A handful of protesters turned up at two of President Obama’s campaign rallies yesterday, holding signs with pictures of the four Ame...

Luke Johnson

How Politicians Reacted To Libya, Egypt Attacks

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

Here is a timeline of how politicians reacted to events in Cairo and Benghazi, Libya, over Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. TUESDAY: Shortly...