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Is Benghazi Likely to Impact the President's Re-Election Efforts?

As information continues to emerge, more and more news outlets are beginning to ask whether it will impact the president’s re-election campaign.

As more information surfaces on the Sept. 11 attack in Benghazi that left four Americans dead, news organizations are starting to question whether it will impact the president’s chances for re-election.

Even before Fox News released a story Friday that the CIA was denied two requests to send in reinforcements during the attack and eventually told to stand down, The Huffington Post asked whether all this is the smoking gun - or will it be attributed to the fog of war?

The Huffington Post acknowledges that an investigation is definitely required, but is urging that the investigation be bi-partisan. But are any investigations bi-partisan anymore?

Although The Huffington Post makes reference to “the usual spin from news sources such as Fox News and Breitbart,” even it acknowledges that some of the facts emerging could be troubling for the White House and the president. And that was before the latest information emerging about the CIA.

What do you think? Could Benghazi be the straw that breaks the camels back in the president’s re-election efforts? Or will it be regarded more as the fog of war than any smoking gun?

Jim Aspen November 04, 2012 at 08:30 AM
NY, NJ or Benghazi. Nothing will interfere with Obamas reelection quest
Mary Lou November 04, 2012 at 01:17 PM
yeah well he wasted his super majority to do something other than truly help the crisis he claims he inherited, and do something beneficial for the American public. He instead chose to scheme and connive behind closed doors and hidden paperwork like an opportunistic predator, to shove the most destructive thing down the American public's throat with lasting damage and destruction beyond comprehension for years to come and still hasn't even shown its full hand of implications Really a president for the American people, NOT.Wonder if he would be enjoying a more solid attempt at re-election had he actual went to work for the American people that voted him in office, and at the same time, potentially shown those who didn't vote for him, that he actual was for helping and fixing. Also, what happened to all that transparency of his administration he promised err one?
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Mike Chubre November 05, 2012 at 07:00 AM
Why dont the republicans on this site have any outrage for Bush sending our kids to war to a place we have no business going , but they can rant whine cry wimp about Libya ? 4 men who went on their own who knew the risks and decided to stay even after they were told they would get no help according to these whining reps on this site ? How many our kids came back missing legs arms etc etc while Bush was chopping wood on his ranch in Texas . Why do these reps have these double standards ? They must not be right in the head to not understand this double standard ? The reps think they are above it all and most are sunday catholics . Dont get in their way when they are leaving church on sunday or they will curse you and run you over !!! These holy rollers think they are above everyone . When Obama wins they will whine cry and maybe they will figure it out. Americans are not stupid . You dont go around the country telling stories , and each story is differant depending on who you are talking to. I have never in my life thought that republicans could make me as sick as they have this election. Cheat lie steal anything to win . Romney under estimates the American .
Mike Chubre November 05, 2012 at 07:03 AM
Tammy , if you look up half truth in Websters , you will see a picture of Romney .

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