Carney: There has to be a compromise
July 12th, 2011
01:16 PM ET
3 years ago

Carney: There has to be a compromise

Washington (CNN)– Despite rhetoric to the contrary, congressional negotiators recognize the need to raise the federal debt ceiling and that "there has to be a compromise" in deficit reduction talks with President Barack Obama, White House spokesman Jay Carney said Tuesday.
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Petraeus confirmed by Senate as new CIA director
June 30th, 2011
02:57 PM ET
3 years ago

Petraeus confirmed by Senate as new CIA director

Washington (CNN) - Gen. David Petraeus won unanimous Senate confirmation Thursday to succeed Leon Panetta as director of the Central Intelligence Agency.

The 58-year-old commanding general of U.S. forces in Afghanistan has said he will retire from the military before assuming his new post later this year.
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