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May 17, 2018
President Trump's nominee for CIA chief, Gina Haspel testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee in Washington, D.C., on May 9. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Melina Mara
'This was not an easy decision': Sen. Heitkamp's vote helps confirm Haspel as new CIA director
May 17, 2018 - 2:54pm
May 16, 2018
FILE-- Gina Haspel, the Trump administration's nominee for CIA director, during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, May 9, 2018. Haspel declared that the agency should not have undertaken its interrogation program in which al-Qaida detainees were tortured after the Sept. 11 attacks — a condemnation she refused to make at her confirmation hearing a week earlier. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Gina Haspel, Trump's pick to lead CIA, wins support of Senate Intelligence Committee
May 16, 2018 - 9:36am
May 15, 2018
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D., right) meets with CIA Director nominee Gina Haspel to discuss her nomination in May 2018. Courtesy photo / Office of Sen. Heidi Heitkamp
Heitkamp supports Trump’s pick to lead CIA despite ‘deeply troubling’ involvement in torture
May 15, 2018 - 3:39pm
May 12, 2018
Gina Haspel, the Trump administration's nominee to lead the CIA, is sworn in for testimony before Senate Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, May 9, 2018. Though Haspel vowed never to start another detention and interrogation program, her testimony was laced with ambiguities about the issue and her understanding of limits on the CIA’s powers. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Second Democrat announces support for CIA nominee Haspel
May 12, 2018 - 11:07am
May 10, 2018
Gina Haspel, director of the Central Intelligence Agency nominee for President Donald Trump, listens while being introduced by former Senator Evan Bayh, D-Ind., right, during a Senate Intelligence Committee confirmation hearing in Washington on Wednesday, May 9, 2018.  Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
Gina Haspel, Trump's pick to lead CIA, pledges she won't restart interrogation program
May 10, 2018 - 7:26am
March 23, 2018
Sen. John McCain smiles during a hearing in Washington on Nov. 30, 2017. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
Sen. McCain asks CIA director nominee Haspel to explain her record tied to torture
March 23, 2018 - 11:18am
March 13, 2018
Virginia Hall is awarded the Distinguished Service Cross by Gen. William Donovan, chief of Office of Strategic Services in 1945. Photo courtesy of Erik Kirzinger.
A woman atop the CIA was once unthinkable. But female spies have always been remarkable.
March 13, 2018 - 12:32pm