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Rice meeting with senators fails to dampen criticism

United States Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice speaks with Reuters at the B'Nai Torah Congregation in Boca Raton, Florida, in this May 10, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Joe Skipper/Files

United States Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice speaks with Reuters at the B'Nai Torah Congregation in Boca Raton, Florida, in this May 10, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Joe Skipper/Files

United States Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice speaks with Reuters at the B'Nai Torah Congregation in Boca Raton, Florida, in this May 10, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Joe Skipper/Files
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U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) speaks to the press following his private meeting with United States U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice about the attack on U.S. diplomats in Benghazi, Libya, on Capitol Hill in Washington, November 27, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed

U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) speaks to the press following his private meeting with United States U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice about the attack on U.S. diplomats in Benghazi, Libya, on Capitol Hill in Washington, November 27, 2012. REUTERS/Jason...more

U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) speaks to the press following his private meeting with United States U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice about the attack on U.S. diplomats in Benghazi, Libya, on Capitol Hill in Washington, November 27, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) speaks to the press following his private meeting with United States U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice about the attack on U.S. diplomats in Benghazi, Libya, on Capitol (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)

U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) speaks to the press following his private meeting with United States U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice about the attack on U.S. diplomats in Benghazi, Libya, on Capitol (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)

U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) speaks to the press following his private meeting with United States U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice about the attack on U.S. diplomats in Benghazi, Libya, on Capitol (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
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U.S. Republican Senators John McCain of Arizona and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina walk to a private meeting with United States U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice on Capitol Hill in Washington, November 27, 2012. The meeting dealt with the attack on U.S. diplomats in Benghazi, Libya. REUTERS/Jason Reed

U.S. Republican Senators John McCain of Arizona and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina walk to a private meeting with United States U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice on Capitol Hill in Washington, November 27, 2012. The meeting dealt with the attack on U.S....more

U.S. Republican Senators John McCain of Arizona and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina walk to a private meeting with United States U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice on Capitol Hill in Washington, November 27, 2012. The meeting dealt with the attack on U.S. diplomats in Benghazi, Libya. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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