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January 07, 2013

Obama to Nominate Brennan for CIA, Hagel for Pentagon

WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama plans to nominate longtime counterterrorism chief John Brennan to serve as director of the Central Intelligence Agency, placing a trusted aide at the helm of the spy organization, White House officials said Monday.

The announcement is expected Monday at 1 p.m. in conjunction with Mr. Obama's pick for defense secretary, former Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel.

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