A.M. Links: Leon Panetta Testifying on Benghazi, Looking to Romneys to Run in Massachusetts, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Wants to Go to Space


  • Leon Panetta will be testifying at the Senate Armed Services Committee on the terrorist attack in Benghazi; he said there wasn't enough time to respond to the attack, which lasted up to nine hours.

  • Some Republicans want to see Mitt Romney's wife Ann or his eldest son Tagg run in the special election for Senate in Massachusetts.
  • Mark Sullivan, the director of the Secret Service, is stepping down.
  • A former cop in Camden, NJ was sentenced to four years in prison for conspiring to deny due process and conducting unreasonable searches and seizures.
  • Militants disguised as Iraqi cops detonated a car disguised as a police vehicle in an attack on police headquarters in Kirkuk that left dozens dead.
  • Mahmoud Ahmadinejad wants to be Iran's first astronaut.
  • The Baltimore Ravens won the Super Bowl despite a surge by the San Francisco 49ers following a 34-minute break in the game caused by power outage.

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