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Another top Dem critical of Panetta pick

From NBC's Abby Livingston
An aide to current Chairman of the Senate intelligence committee, Sen. Jay Rockefeller, tells NBC News that while the senator has tremendous respect for Leon Panetta, the aide said he believes the CIA director should go to someone who has significant intelligence experience and someone from outside the political world of Washington D.C.

Like incoming Senate intelligence chairwoman Dianne Feinstein, the aide added Rockefeller was not contacted either about Panetta's appointment.