Benghazi panel's GOP slots filled

House Democrats divided on whether they will participate

Posted: May 10, 2014 at 6:29 a.m.

WASHINGTON -- Despite Democratic complaints, Republicans jumped into a new election-season investigation of the deadly Benghazi assault Friday, naming majority members of a special House committee.

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Protest vowed over transfer of unidentified 9...

In this April 15, 2014 photo, Mark Desire, left, assistant director for forensic biology at the Office of Chief Medical Examiner, visits as criminalist trainees as they prepare sample bone fragments for DNA testing at the training lab in New York. With new technology yielding results impossible a dozen years ago, forensic scientists are still trying to match the bone with DNA from those who died on Sept. 11, 2001, and have never been identified. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

NEW YORK -- Family members of some Sept. 11, 2001, victims vowed to protest today when the unidentified remain... Read »

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GOP to change debate rules

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul address attendees during the Republican National Committee spring meeting at the Peabody hotel in Memphis, Tenn., on Friday, May 9, 2014.  Paul urged members to rethink policies on national security and drug prosecutions (AP Photo/The Commercial Appeal, William DeShazer)

MEMPHIS -- The Republican National Committee on Friday took steps to end free-for-all presidential debates and... Read »