Senate weighing approval of new CIA director

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May 26, 2006 06:24

The Senate was slated to vote to confirm CIA director-nominee Michael Hayden on Friday, installing a veteran of intelligence controversies and four-star general atop the civilian spy agency. Hayden is currently the top deputy to National Intelligence Director John Negroponte. Hayden, 61, would be the first active-duty or retired military officer to run the CIA in 25 years.


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