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Politicians Stand By David Petraeus Despite FBI Leaks Inquiry | US News | The Guardian

FOR USE AS DESIRED, YEAR END PHOTOS - FILE - This July 13, 2011 file photo, made available on the International Security Assi
FOR USE AS DESIRED, YEAR END PHOTOS - FILE - This July 13, 2011 file photo, made available on the International Security Assistance Force's Flickr website shows the former Commander of International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces-Afghanistan Gen. Davis Petraeus, left, shaking hands with Paula Broadwell, co-author of "All In: The Education of General David Petraeus." Petraeus resigned as CIA director over his extramarital affair with his biographer, Broadwell. (AP Photo/ISAF, File)

Though under investigation by the FBI for unauthorized disclosure of classified information related to an affair with his biographer, David Petraeus counts among his defenders a host of prominent politicians who typically denounce security leaks.

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