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2:45 PM ET, March 6, 2007

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Washington Post:
Libby Found Guilty in CIA Leak Case  —  A federal jury today convicted I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby of lying about his role in the leak of an undercover CIA officer's identity, finding the vice president's former chief of staff guilty of two counts of perjury, one count of making false statements …
Associated Press:
Jurors Reach Verdict in CIA Leak Case  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — Jurors reached a verdict Tuesday in the trial of I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, a former White House aide accused of lying and obstructing an investigation into the leak of a CIA operative's identity.  —  The verdict will be read …
Speaker Pelosi / The Gavel:
Libby Guilty Verdicts Not Solely About Acts of One Individual  —  Today's guilty verdicts are not solely about the acts of one individual.  —  This trial provided a troubling picture of the inner workings of the Bush Administration.  The testimony unmistakably revealed …
New York Times:
Libby Guilty of Lying in C.I.A. Leak Case  —  I. Lewis Libby Jr., the former chief of staff to Vice President Dick Cheney, was convicted today of lying to F.B.I. agents and grand jurors investigating the unmasking of a C.I.A. operative amid a burning dispute over the war in Iraq.
Discussion: Wonkette
Ian / Hot Air:
Breaking: Verdict reached in Libby Trial, will be read at noon, AP: Libby found guilty on 4 of 5 counts, Update: Video of Attorney's statement  —  Update @ 12:33PM: Libby's attorneys make the following statement to the press:  —  11:52AM: Robert Novak on FOX News ...
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
After Libby  —  Something is rotten in the heart of Washington; and it lies in the vice-president's office.  The salience of this case is obvious.  What it is really about - what it has always been about - is whether this administration deliberately misled the American people about WMD intelligence before the war.
Discussion: Political Animal
Media Matters for America:
Libby's guilty verdict: Media myths and falsehoods to watch for  —  On March 6, a federal jury found former vice presidential chief of staff I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby guilty on charges of perjury, obstruction of justice, and lying to federal investigators.  In the wake of this decision …
Jeralyn / TalkLeft:
Libby Verdict : Guilty of Four Counts
Discussion: Michelle Malkin
Think Progress:
BREAKING: Libby Guilty On Four Of Five Counts
Discussion: At-Largely and The Huffington Post
Paul Kiel / TPMmuckraker:
Purged Prosecutors: First, The Senate  —  Act I of today's congressional hearing marathon on the administration's firing of federal prosecutors takes place in the Senate.  Four of the prosecutors will be testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee: San Diego's Carol Lam, Seattle's John McKay …
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Emptywheel / Firedoglake:
The Verdict Three  —  The Libby verdict is in:  —  Count I: GUILTY  —  Count II: GUILTY  —  Count III: NOT GUILTY  —  Count IV: GUILTY  —  Count V: GUILTY  —  Fitzgerald has asked for a couple of minutes with Ted Wells.  —  We will not know anything about potential appeals until after sentencing in June.
Discussion: INSTAPUTZ
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Jane Hamsher / Firedoglake:
Verdict from the Courtroom
Discussion: PSoTD
Jack Shafer / Slate:
Our Ann Coulter Problem  —  WHY THE PRESS CAN'T IGNORE HER.  —  Ann Coulter shocked nobody last week by calling presidential candidate John Edwards a "faggot" during her appearance at the Conservative Political Action Conference.  —  Here's the YouTube video, as well as the quotation captured by the Associated Press:
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RADAR:
MCCAIN STAFFERS BAIL OFF THE CRAZY TRAIN  —  John McCain's Obama- esque remarks about our "wasted" resources in Iraq weren't the only comments that landed him in hot water after a recent appearance on Late Night with David Letterman.  Many of his staff were blindsided by his campaign announcement.
Lauren Frayer / Associated Press:
9 U.S. soldiers killed north of Baghdad  —  BAGHDAD, Iraq - Nine American soldiers died in explosions north of Baghdad, the U.S. military announced Tuesday after the deadliest single day for U.S. troops in Iraq in nearly a month.  —  Six soldiers died when a bomb exploded Monday near …
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Associated Press:
2 Suicide Bombers Kill 93 in Iraq
Discussion: The Daily Dish
Roger Simon / The Politico:
The Romney Rehab Plan  —  Mitt Romney may be low in the polls right now, but he is a man with a plan, a plan to make him the Republican nominee for president.  —  Though he is at only 4 percent in national polls, The Politico has learned that in the coming weeks and months, he will:
Michael McAuliff / NY Daily News:
Hil & Bam gear up for battle over Jewish vote  —  WASHINGTON - Fresh off their battle for the hearts of black Americans, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama are about to go head to head for Jewish votes.  —  The leaders for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2008 plan dueling receptions Monday …
Christopher Hitchens / Slate:
She's No Fundamentalist  —  WHAT PEOPLE GET WRONG ABOUT AYAAN HIRSI ALI.  —  W.H. Auden, whose centenary fell late last month, had an extraordinary capacity to summon despair—but in such a way as to simultaneously inspire resistance to fatalism.  His most beloved poem is probably September 1 …
 
 
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