Senate Weighs Negroponte Nomination

John Negroponte speaks at the Senate Select Intelligence Committee hearing April 12.

John Negroponte speaks at the Senate Select Intelligence Committee hearing April 12. Reuters hide caption

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The Senate Intelligence Committee holds a hearing on John Negroponte's nomination as the nation's first director of intelligence. Negroponte received relatively gentle questioning and is expected to be confirmed for the post. He said his focus would be generating better results from the nation's 15 intelligence agencies.

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