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Durbin: Probe possible Cheney concealment

WASHINGTON (AP) - Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin says Congress should investigate whether former Vice President Dick Cheney and others in the Bush administration ordered the CIA to conceal the existence of a counterterrorism program.

Speaking on ABC's "This Week," Durbin says it may have been an illegal act if such a program was hidden from Congress.

The comments by the Illinois Democrat came in response to a New York Times story that the CIA withheld information for eight years on direct orders from Cheney.

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