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Benghazi Testimony: Stevens Said, 'We're Under Attack'

Greg Hicks says his 'jaw dropped' over Rice's testimony

(Newser) - The House Oversight Committee held its much-anticipated hearing on the Benghazi consulate attack today, and as expected, the testimony was both explosive and unflattering for the administration. Perhaps the most gripping testimony came from Ambassador Chris Stevens' top deputy, Greg Hicks, who said he'd known the attack was terrorism... More »

State Department Defends Benghazi Security

Congressional hearing under way on Libya attack

(Newser) - State Department officials said today that security levels at the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya, were adequate for the threat level on the anniversary of 9/11 but that the compound was overrun by an "unprecedented attack" by dozens of heavily armed extremists. The officials testified before a congressional hearing... More »

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