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Senate Likely To Confirm Petraeus Quickly

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Senate Likely To Confirm Petraeus Quickly

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Senate Likely To Confirm Petraeus Quickly

Senate Likely To Confirm Petraeus Quickly

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The Senate Armed Services Committee has voted in favor of Gen. David Petraeus to become the next commander of the Afghanistan war. The full Senate is likely to confirm Patreaus quickly. He's replacing Gen. Stanley McChrystal, who was fired for negative remarks he made about administration officials in an interview.