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President Barack Obama speaks as former aide Samantha Power, left, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice, right, and incumbent National Security Adviser Tom Donilon, second left, listen during a personnel announcement at the Rose Garden of the White House on June 5, 2013 in Washington, DC.

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President Barack Obama speaks as former aide Samantha Power, left, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice, right, and incumbent National Security Adviser Tom Donilon, second left, listen during a personnel announcement at the Rose Garden of the White House on June 5, 2013 in Washington, DC.

Rice, Power: Elbows, Stars and Stripes

President Barack Obama had a back-handed compliment for Susan Rice, his friend and counsel and new National Security Adviser — as well as able tennis-player. (He has played basketball with her brother.) “It runs in the family — throwing the...

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Secretarty of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, left, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, National Security Adviser Tom Donilon, and White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew, watch President Barack Obama's at the NATO Summit in Chicago.

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Secretarty of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, left, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, National Security Adviser Tom Donilon, and White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew, watch President Barack Obama's at the NATO Summit in Chicago.

Defense and Scandal: Reshuffling Top 100 Most Influential in the Field

There’s nothing like a sex scandal to weaken the standing of a Washington power broker. Take David Petraeus, the former CIA director and a retired star general of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars. The once-widely admired Petraeus was slated to...

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