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6:25 PM ET, March 16, 2007

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Faiz / Think Progress:
VIDEO: Valerie Plame Confirms Her Covert Status Prior To Novak Leak  —  This morning, in her testimony under oath before the House Government and Oversight Committee, Valerie Plame Wilson asserted that she was in fact a covert officer at the time that columnist Robert Novak revealed her employment at the CIA.
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Editor and Publisher:
White House Security Chief Reveals — No Probe of Plame Leak There  —  NEW YORK Dr. James Knodell, director of the Office of Security at the White House, told a congressional committee today that he was aware of no internal investigation or report into the leak of covert CIA agent Valerie Plame.
Discussion: Firedoglake, The Gavel and NewsHog
Jesse Lee / The Gavel:
Hearing on Disclosure of CIA Identity:No White House Investigation  —  No White House Investigation  —  The Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is holding a hearing on whether White House officials followed appropriate procedures for safeguarding the identity of CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson.
Matt Apuzzo / Associated Press:
Plame: My Cover Was 'Recklessly' Abused  —  WASHINGTON — Valerie Plame, the CIA operative at the heart of a political scandal, told Congress Friday that senior officials at the White House and State Department "carelessly and recklessly" blew her cover to discredit her diplomat-husband.
CNN:
Valerie Plame Wilson: I worked on secret missions … WASHINGTON (CNN) — Valerie Plame Wilson was called to testify Friday before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform about her work at the CIA before her covert identity was revealed.  Here is a transcript of her opening statement.
Washington Post:
Valerie Plame, the Spy Who's Ready to Speak for Herself  —  Years of Silence Will End Today With Capitol Hill Testimony  —  She has been silent nearly four years.  Today, the CIA officer whose unmasking fueled a political uproar and criminal probe that reached into the White House is poised …
David Stout / New York Times:
Subject of C.I.A. Leak Testifies on Capitol Hill  —  Valerie Plame Wilson testified today that the career she loved as an undercover C.I.A. agent was "over in an instant" when her role was disclosed in the summer of 2003.  —  Speaking in public for the first time about the episode …
The Nation:
Valerie Plame Speaks—Finally—About CIA Leak Case
Discussion: NO QUARTER
Christy Hardin Smith / Firedoglake:
Head of CIA Says Valerie Wilson Was A Covert Officer
Discussion: Crooks and Liars and BobGeiger.com
Nico / Think Progress:
CIA Director Hayden: 'Wilson Was Covert'
Discussion: Donklephant
Dan Eggen / Washington Post:
White House Backs Off on Miers Scenario  —  The White House retreated today from its claim that former counsel Harriet E. Miers first came up with the idea of firing U.S. attorneys, another apparent shift in the Bush administration's evolving version of events behind the controversy.
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
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Dan Eggen / MSNBC:
Statements on prosecutor firings are key  —  Documents and previous administration statements conflict  —  In testimony on Jan. 18, Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales assured the Senate Judiciary Committee that the Justice Department had no intention of avoiding Senate input on the hiring of U.S. attorneys.
Andrew Cohen / Bench Conference:
Part IV: The Case for Attorney General Patrick Fitzgerald  —  If the first three parts of this series have made a reasonable if not airtight case for the resignation or firing of Alberto Gonzales as attorney general, and with his legal and political failings becoming clearer by the day …
New York Times:
White House Now Unsure if Firings Were Miers's Idea
Discussion: Prairie Weather
Ronald Brownstein / Los Angeles Times:
Fox hounded  —  How the Democrats are turning on Fox News.  —  In the history of capitalism has any company had more success with just a wink and a nod than the Fox News Channel?  And can Democrats be successful in the 2008 campaign by refusing to wink or nod back?
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Eric Pianin / Campaign Trail:
McCain is stumped on the stump  —  It's not often that a reporter stumps John McCain.  But it happened Friday, and it was a telling moment for the Republican presidential contender.  —  The bus had been rolling for a half-hour and McCain was holding court on everything from Iraq to college basketball.
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New York Post:
BILL RIPS TIMES' HILL BASHING  —  THE long love affair between Bill and Hillary Clinton and The New York Times seems to be over.  —  At a fund-raiser Tuesday night at the Trump World Tower apartment of mortgage mogul Keith Kantrowitz, the former president spoke for two hours to a select group …
Fox News:
FBI PUTS LOCAL OFFICIALS ON NOTICE ABOUT EXTREMISTS TRYING TO SIGN UP TO BE SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS  —  WASHINGTON — The FBI has issued an "informational bulletin" to state and local officials saying to watch out for people tied to extremist groups trying to earn licenses to drive school buses.
Discussion: Jihad Watch and Confederate Yankee
Lara Setrakian / ABCNEWS:
EXCLUSIVE: Duke Lacrosse Accuser Not Answering Investigators' Key Questions  —  With the Investigation in Its Final Weeks, Sources Say Neither the Accuser Nor the Second Dancer Have Fully Cooperated With Special Prosecutors  —  Law & Justice Unit  —  The woman who accused three members …
 
 
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