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Petraeus confirmed as CIA chief

The Senate has unanimously confirmed Gen. David Petraeus to be the new director of the CIA.

The vote was 94-0.

Petraeus, a 37-year Army veteran who has served as the top commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan and previously as the head of U.S. Central Command, is expected to start the new job in September.

He will replace Leon Panetta, who is leaving the CIA job to become the new Defense Secretary.