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Libby jurors continue to listen to tapes

The Jury in the Lewis Libby trial are spending the whole day listening to tapes of his grand jury testimony, all eight hours of it. Washington Post story here.

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Libby trial in the back stretch

Near end of the day Jurors began listening to tapes of Scooter libby’s Grand Jury testimony, eight hours in all, after which NBC’s Tim Russert is expected to be the final witness in the governments case. I thought the elderly

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McClellan press briefing played

Video of parts of a briefing by White House press secretary Scott McClellan were played for the Libby jury this afternoon. The sketch shows “Scooter” Libby and a member of his defense team on the far left, while in the

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Another reporter contradicts Scooter

Time magazine’s Matthew Cooper testified today that he first heard that Joe Wilson’s wife worked for the CIA from Karl Rove in July 2003; information that was confirmed by Libby shortly thereafter. NBC’s Tim Russert most likely will not testify

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Judith Miller testifies at Libby trial

Former New York Times reporter Judith Miller, who spent nearly three months in jail for refusing to name “Scooter” Libby as her source, testified at his trial today. Her testimony continues tomorrow, to be followed on the stand by Time

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Ari Fleischer testifies

Former Bush White House press secretary Ari Fleischer testified today in the “Scooter Libby” trial. He is seen here being questioned by Assistant U.S. Attorney Peter Ziedenberg while Libby, second from right, and his attorneys look on. Washington Post story

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Cheney’s former press aid testifies

Cathie Martin, former press aid to the Vice President, is seen here being questioned by Libby’s attorney, Ted Wells. For the Washington Post story go here.

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Testimony turns to Tom Cruise (and Penelope Cruz too)

Craig Schmall, the CIA employee who daily briefed the Vice-President and Lewis Libby, testified about notes he would write in the briefing book table of contents.  On June 14, 2003, the same day he made a notation about Joe Wilson

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The “meat grinder” defense

In opening arguments to the jury today “Scooter” Libby’s lead attorney, Ted Wells, portrayed his client as a sacrificial lamb  “put through the meat grinder” by the White House in an attempt to protect Karl Rove. The sketch shows Ted

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Jury empanelled for Libby trial

We can’t show the mostly white jury of nine women and three men, so here’s a drawing of Libby watching the selection process. Washington Post story here.

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