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The Panetta and Petraeus Nominations


The Panetta/Petraeus combo is a powerful tandem. I’ve seen both of them up close and personal at the CIA and in Iraq. Their confirmations should sail through the Senate with bipartisan support. Leon is a straight shooter who built strong relationships with both sides of the aisle. David also has shown that he can give it as well as he can take it. They have the support of the president. The president probably couldn’t have made any better nominations.


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