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Senate Confirms Hayden as CIA Director

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Senate Confirms Hayden as CIA Director

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Senate Confirms Hayden as CIA Director

Senate Confirms Hayden as CIA Director

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Air Force Gen. Michael Hayden easily wins approval as the next director of the CIA, replacing former congressman Porter Goss. Friday's vote was 78-15. Hayden overcame questions about a military officer taking over as head of the nation's spy agency.

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