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Battle Over 9/11 Panel's Deadline Intensifies

Long-simmering tensions with the commission investigating the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks became a more immediate problem for the White House this week as the panel released a series of damaging revelations about missed opportunities to stop the al Qaeda hijackers and opposed the administration by asking for more time to complete its work, according to panel members and political experts. The developments represent a political problem for the Bush administration, which objects to granting the commission a later deadline and has long sought to play down criticism of the government’s performance before the terrorist strikes. The administration has also not agreed to the panel’s requests for direct testimony from President Bush and Vice President Cheney. Full Story

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