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3:05 AM ET, May 30, 2007

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Joel Seidman / MSNBC:
Plame was 'covert' agent at time of name leak  —  Newly released unclassified document details CIA employment  —  WASHINGTON - An unclassified summary of outed CIA officer Valerie Plame's employment history at the spy agency, disclosed for the first time today in a court filing …
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Dan Froomkin / Washington Post:
Fitzgerald Again Points to Cheney  —  Special counsel Patrick J. Fitzgerald has made it clearer than ever that he was hot on the trail of a coordinated campaign to out CIA agent Valerie Plame until that line of investigation was cut off by the repeated lies from Vice President Cheney's former chief of staff, I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby.
Larry Johnson / NO QUARTER:
How About Them Apples Vicky Toensing?  —  Download libby_governments_sentencing_ memo.pdf  —  Victoria Toensing, Cliff May, Byron York and the other rightwing apologists who have long insisted that Valerie Plame Wilson was not undercover have some "splaining" to do.
Newsweek:
Fitzgerald Says Plame Was a Covert Agent  —  In new court filings, special counsel Patrick Fitzgerald has finally resolved one of the most disputed issues at the core of the long-running CIA leak controversy: Valerie Plame Wilson, he asserts, was a "covert" CIA officer …
Ed Morrissey / Captain's Quarters:
Another Reason To Question The Tenet Regime At Langley  —  NBC has received a declassified report from the CIA which states that the agency considered Valerie Plame a "covert agent" at the time her identity was revealed to Robert Novak and other journalists in July 2003.
Discussion: TBogg
John Amato / Crooks and Liars:   Plame was a Covert Agent
New York Times:
Advisers Fault Harsh Methods in Interrogation  —  As the Bush administration completes secret new rules governing interrogations, a group of experts advising the intelligence agencies argue that the harsh techniques used since the 2001 terrorist attacks are outmoded, amateurish and unreliable.
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Andrew Sullivan / The Atlantic Online:
"Verschärfte Vernehmung"  —  The phrase "Verschärfte Vernehmung" is German for "enhanced interrogation".  Other translations include "intensified interrogation" or "sharpened interrogation".  It's a phrase that appears to have been concocted in 1937, to describe a form of torture …
Justin Rood Reports / The Blotter:
Send Wolfowitz to Iraq, Says GOP Lawmaker  —  Justin Rood Reports:  —  Paul Wolfowitz may have been ousted from his post at the World Bank, but a free-speaking GOP lawmaker has an idea to keep the so-called "architect" of the Iraq War from standing in the unemployment line.
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BBC:
Bush chooses new World Bank boss
Discussion: The Agonist and Truthdig
Peter S. Goodman / Washington Post:
Bush to Pick Zoellick for World Bank
Discussion: The Atlantic Online
Scott Lemieux / Lawyers, Guns and Money:
Court Protects Gender Discrimintion  —  As Ruth Bader Ginsburg notes, the evidence of gender discrimination in the case of Ledbetter v. Goodyear, decided today by the Supreme Court, is unambiguous: … Despite this, and contrary to the judgment of the EEOC, the Court by a bare 5-4 majority threw …
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Robert Barnes / Washington Post:
Justice Ginsburg Again Dissents on Behalf of Women
Discussion: Bloomberg
SITE Institute:
"Legitimate Demands" - A Video Speech by Adam Yahiye Gadahn Produced by as-Sahab Media  —  Adam Yahiye Gadahn AKA Azzam the American, is featured in a 7:57 minute video produced by as-Sahab, the multimedia wing of al-Qaeda, and titled: "Legitimate Demands".  The video was issued to jihadist forums today, Tuesday, May 29, 2007.
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Brian Ross Reports / The Blotter:
New Tape, Old Threats From American al Qaeda
Richard Mauer / Anchorage Daily News:
Feds eye Stevens' home remodeling project  —  GIRDWOOD: Veco approved some invoices for 2000 upgrade at senator's house, says builder.  —  The FBI and a federal grand jury have been investigating an extensive remodeling project at U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens' home in Girdwood that involved …
BBC:
Outcry over TV kidney competition  —  A Dutch TV station says it will go ahead with a programme in which a terminally ill woman selects one of three patients to receive her kidneys.  —  Political parties have called for The Big Donor Show to be scrapped, but broadcaster BNN says it will highlight …
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Sally Satel / The Huffington Post Full Blog Feed:
Who Wants to be a Kidney Recipient?
Discussion: Dynamist Blog
Jonathan Kay / canada.com:
Jenin comes to Lebanon.  So where is the outcry?  —  Last week, the Lebanese army attacked a squalid Palestinian refugee camp that's become infested with Islamist suicide terrorists and guerilla fighters.  On May 20, government troops surrounded the camp, with tanks and artillery pieces shelling it at close range.
JD Johannes / Outside the Wire:
Kharmah Awakens  —  "In fact, there is a civil war in progress in Iraq, one comparable in important respects to other civil wars that have occurred in postcolonial states with weak institutions.  Those cases suggest that the Bush administration's political objective in Iraq—creating a stable …
Discussion: BLACKFIVE and Pundit Review
Greg Sargent / Election Central:
Bernstein Book Directly Contradicts A Key Charge In Gerth And Van Natta's Book  —  Okay, the duel of the Hillary books just heated up big time.  —  We've just received our copy of Carl Bernstein's new book on Hillary, and something leaps right out at us.  —  Specifically: Bernstein's …
Kevin Drum / Washington Monthly:
THE CIA AND THE WAR....Jonathan Schwarz has been reading The Italian Letter by Peter Eiser and Knut Royce and finds himself amazed.  "I really can't understand why this hasn't gotten some attention," he says via email.  In particular, he's amazed at this passage about Alan Foley …
Agence France Presse:
Venezuela to sue CNN  —  Venezuela says it will file charges against US cable network CNN for linking President Hugo Chavez to Al Qaeda.  —  It says it will also sue a Venezuelan TV network for encouraging Mr Chavez's assassination.  —  The move comes a day after popular Venezuelan TV network RCTV went off …
 
 
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Jim Rutenberg / New York Times:
Bush Takes on Opponents of Immigration Deal
Financial Times:
US troops death in Iraq hits 2-year high
Discussion: PoliPundit.com
Democracy Now:
War Made Easy: How Presidents & Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death
Discussion: The BRAD BLOG
Naomi Wolf / New York Magazine:
The Porn Myth  —  In the end, porn doesn't whet men's appetites …
Jim Rutenberg / New York Times:
Bush Calls Attacks on Immigration Bill 'Empty Political Rhetoric'
Discussion: ParaPundit and The Populist
LAW.com:
POWER GRAB  —  The shift in the method of hiring immigration …
Mike Stobbe / Associated Press:
TB case brings warning to air passengers
David Roberts / Gristmill:
Energy efficiency vs. liquefied coal: Which do you think Congress is subsidizing?
 Earlier Items: 
Robin Shulman / Washington Post:
The Informer: Behind the Scenes, or Setting the Stage?
Discussion: TalkLeft and Atlas Shrugs
Bill Roggio / The Fourth Rail:
Featured Report from Iraq: A look at the surge from Baghdad
Tim B. / Tim Blair:
"AL'S THE GUY"  —  Time's Eric Pooley gives it up for Al Gore:
Holly Ramer / Associated Press:
We Are All in It Together, Clinton Says
Rusty / The Jawa Report:
Palestinian "Missile" Fauxtography? (Updated)
Discussion: Hot Air
White House:
President Bush Discusses Comprehensive Immigration Reform in Glynco, Georgia
David Barboza / New York Times:
China Sentences Former Drug Regulator to Death
The Prowler / American Spectator:
Sooner Rather Than Later