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Report Links Rove to Early Plame Leak

White House deputy Karl Rove was the source Time reporter Mathew Cooper risked jail to protect in an inquiry into the leak of a CIA agent's name, according to Newsweek. Rove apparently didn't name agent Valerie Plame, saying instead that she was former ambassador Joseph Wilson's wife.

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David Folkenflik was described by Geraldo Rivera of Fox News as "a really weak-kneed, backstabbing, sweaty-palmed reporter." Others have been kinder. The Columbia Journalism Review, for example, once gave him a "laurel" for reporting that immediately led the U.S. military to institute safety measures for journalists in Baghdad.