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May 21, 2014 at 1:37 PM

Rep. Adam Smith among five Democrats named to House Benghazi panel

U.S. Rep. Adam Smith of Bellevue has made no secret of his disdain for the Republican Party’s Benghazi obsession. Smith, the ranking Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee, has called the GOP “out of touch with reality” for continuing to investigate the Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attack on the U.S. embassy in…

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March 27, 2014 at 10:11 AM

Adam Smith calls for halt to Republican “witch hunt” over Benghazi

WASHINGTON — The political spectacle over the Benghazi investigations has cost the Pentagons millions of dollars — and the tab shows no sign of ending soon. All 17 Democrats on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Wednesday demanded that its chairman, Darrell Issa, R-Calif., finally pull the plug on his probe into…

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