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Congress wants answers on David Petraeus FBI investigation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of Congress said Sunday they want to know more details about the FBI investigation that revealed an extramarital affair between ex-CIA Director David Petraeus and his biographer, questioning when the retired general popped up in the FBI inquiry, whether national security was compromised and why they weren’t told sooner.

‘‘We received no advanced notice. It was like a lightning bolt,’’ said Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, who heads the Senate Intelligence Committee.

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