Democrats to sit on House Benghazi panel

Posted: May 22, 2014 at 5:58 a.m.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., announce the committee appointments Wednesday.

House Democrats will participate in the special, Republican-led select committee investigating the deadly 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, despite concerns within the party that the inquiry is an election-year ploy to energize core GOP voters.

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