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Oct. 27 2005 5:43 PM

Plamegate

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"Scooter Who?: How Bush will deal with the Libby indictment," by John Dickerson. Posted Oct. 28, 2005.

"Hari-Karl," by Bruce Reed. Posted Oct. 28, 2005.

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" Niger-Scooter-Plame-Gate: The bewildering scandal of the moment," by Michael Kinsley. Posted Oct. 28, 2005.

"The Novak Report: When the Plame indictments come down, the columnist will have a lot to explain," by Jack Shafer. Posted Oct. 27, 2005.

"Water From a Stone: In which Scott McClellan actually admits something!" by John Dickerson. Posted Oct. 26, 2005.

"Strike Four on Pinch Sulzberger: Plus—Don't Worry About Alberto?" by Mickey Kaus. Posted Oct. 26, 2005.

"How Do You Fire a New York Times reporter?: Could Judy Miller get the ax?" by Daniel Engber. Posted Oct. 24, 2005.

"The NYT Retreats, Incoherently: An 'entanglement' exception to the First Amendment?" by Mickey Kaus. Posted Oct. 24, 2005.

"Who Is Scooter Libby?: The secretive Cheney aide at the heart of the CIA leak case," by John Dickerson. Posted Oct. 21, 2005.

"The Exorcism of the New York Times: In the name of journalism, the paper must cast out the unclean spirits," by Jack Shafer. Posted Oct. 20, 2005.

"After Judy: The New York Times' next First Amendment embarrassment," by Michael Kinsley. Posted Oct. 20, 2005.

"Glue Factory," by Bruce Reed. Posted Oct. 20, 2005.

"Illiberal Prosecution: Why Democrats should take no comfort in the Plame case," by Jacob Weisberg. Posted Oct. 18, 2005.

"Do Aspens Turn in Clusters?: How much does Scooter Libby really know about trees?" by Daniel Engber. Posted Oct. 17, 2005.

"What Will They Do Without Karl?: If Bush's Brain is removed, it's gonna hurt," by John Dickerson. Posted Oct. 14, 2005.

"An Unofficial Secrets Act?: The ugly fur ball the Plame investigation may cough up," by Jack Shafer. Posted Oct. 10, 2005.

"The Biggest Loser: It's not Judith Miller. It's the Times editorial board," by Jack Shafer. Posted Sept. 30, 2005.

"What Novak Was Running From ...: Was it ... a book?" by Mickey Kaus. Posted Aug. 6, 2005.

"A Nutty Little Law: The Intelligence Identities Protection Act must go," by Christopher Hitchens. Posted July 26, 2005.

"Rove Rage: The poverty of our current scandal," by Christopher Hitchens. Posted July 18, 2005.

"The Anonymity Trap: Norm Pearlstine didn't go far enough," by Jacob Weisberg. Posted July 12, 2005.

"Turd Blossom Must Go: There is no moral case for keeping Karl Rove on the government payroll," by Timothy Noah. Posted July 11, 2005.

"Who Owns Judith Miller's Notes?: Can her bosses turn them over to the feds?" by Daniel Engber. Posted July 8, 2005.

"Miller's Time: A biased salute to two brave friends," by Walter Shapiro. Posted July 6, 2005.

"What About Bob?: Judith Miller and Matt Cooper seem to be headed for jail. Why isn't Robert Novak?" by Daniel Engber. Posted Feb. 17, 2005.

"Memo to Cooper and Miller: Fire Floyd Abrams. Hire Bruce Sanford," by Jack Shafer. Posted Feb. 15, 2005.

"First Amendment Chicken Little: E.J. Dionne gets hysterical," by Jack Shafer. Posted Dec. 17, 2004.

"God Bless Judith Miller: Two cheers for our courageous First Amendment martyr," by Jack Shafer. Posted Oct. 8, 2004.

"Nixon Lives!: Special Prosecutor Patrick J. Fitzgerald beats the press," by Jack Shafer. Posted Sep. 17, 2004.

"Free Matt Cooper!: And Walter Pincus! And maybe even Bob Novak!" by Jack Shafer. Posted Aug. 10, 2004.

"Plame's Lame Game: What Ambassador Joseph Wilson and his wife forgot to tell us about the yellow-cake scandal," by Christopher Hitchens. Posted July 13, 2004.

"Ashcroft as Br'er Rabbit: Will a special counsel bury the Plame investigation?" by Timothy Noah. Posted Jan. 2, 2004.

"Novak Agonistes: When two Washington dramas intertwine, the result is comedy," by Michael Kinsley. Posted Jan. 2, 2004.

"Whopper: Joseph Wilson: Say goodbye to Plamegate," by Timothy Noah. Posted Dec. 3, 2003.

"How Deep Is CIA Cover?" by Ed Finn. Posted Sept. 30, 2003.

"Stop the Investigation!: Exactly what law did Robert Novak's leakers break?" by Jack Shafer. Posted Oct. 3, 2003.

"Robert Novak: The hollow center of the Plame Affair," by Chris Suellentrop. Posted Oct. 2, 2003.

"Streaming Media: Making sense of the leaks and counter-leaks in Plamegate," by Jack Shafer. Posted Oct. 2, 2003.

"The Access Trap: How anonymous sources tie reporters in knots," by Jack Shafer. Posted Sept. 30, 2003.

"The Plame Game: Will the leak of a CIA agent's name be the next big political scandal?" by Jack Shafer. Posted Sept. 29, 2003.

"Did Rove Blow a Spook's Cover? The White House won't say," by Timothy Noah. Posted Sept. 16, 2003.

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