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November 15th, 2012
07:40 PM ET

McCain skips Benghazi briefing, gets testy when questioned by CNN

(CNN) - Most of the Republican members of a Senate committee investigating the terrorist attack at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, skipped a classified briefing by administration officials on the incident Wednesday, CNN has learned.

The missing lawmakers included Sen. John McCain of Arizona, who at the time of the top-secret briefing held a press conference in the Capitol to call for the creation of a Watergate-type special Congressional committee to investigate how and why the attack took place.

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Filed under: Capitol Hill • John McCain • Libya
November 15th, 2012
05:25 PM ET

CEOs warn Obama to avoid fiscal cliff

Business leaders meet with President Obama and urge politicians to strike a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff.

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Filed under: Barack Obama • fiscal cliff • Lisa Sylvester
November 15th, 2012
11:54 AM ET

See man take escalator wrong way

CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on a businessman's relentless attempts to go down the escalator.

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Filed under: Jeanne Moos • must-see video