03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Senators, Spy Chief Focus On Bin Laden's New Beard

Questions over the elusive Saudi extremist's beard cropped up at a Congressional hearing Monday featuring top US security experts, including Director of National Intelligence Michael McConnell.

"First, is this his beard?" Republican Senator Norm Coleman asked the spy chief. "Do we expect that -- is it a signal?"

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