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Breaking: Libby Indicted

Breaking: Libby Indicted CNN is reporting: Libby is charged with perjury, obstruction of justice and making false statements. 5 counts: 2 Perjury

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Breaking: Libby Indicted

CNN is reporting: Libby is charged with perjury, obstruction of justice and making false statements.

5 counts:
2 Perjury
2 Making false statements
1 Obstruction of Justice

Wonkette: Fox is reporting that Scooter Libby has submitted his resignation. Does this mean that someone has the paperwork somewhere?

First time in a 130 years a White House official has been indicted. Reddhedd is live blogging...So much for Bush's 2000 campaign promises. Something about bringing integrity back to the White House.

(Update): Read the indictment here and here

Steve Gilliard writes: Why a Libby indictment is crucial

Pamela has more...Talk Left is live blogging Fitzgerald's press conference.

Merry Fitzmas!

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