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House Democrats agree to participate in GOP-led Benghazi probe
House Democrats agree to participate in GOP-led Benghazi probe

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) on Wednesday named a slate of Democrats to participate in the new select committee on Benghazi, despite reservations of many in her party about the mission of the GOP-led panel. Pelosi’s decision followed discussions with House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) meant to assure Democrats that the panel would operate fairly.  Pelosi said those discussions failed to produce what she considered a fair arrangement. But in her view "that was all the more reason to participate." "I could argue this either way," Pelosi said. But Democrats on the panel will "try to bring some openness and transparency to...

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