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Obama taps homeland security aide to head CIA

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has tapped White House homeland security adviser John Brennan as his nominee to lead the Central Intelligence Agency.

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President Barack Obama announces in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, that he is nominating deputy national security adviser for homeland security and counterterrorism, John Brennan, right, as the new director of the CIA; and former Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel, left, as the new defense secretary

Obama on Monday appeared with Brennan in the East Room of the White House to name him as his pick...


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