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Scooter Libby Trial

Scooter LIbby, former aide to Vice President Dick Cheney, is on trial for obstructing the investigation into the outing of CIA agent Valerie Plame. Here are some highlights of the trial:

Tim Russert impresses courtroom by polishing off a one-pound bag of beef jerky during his testimony

Jurors show up one day all wearing the same sweater

Struck by a fit of generosity, prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald throws stacks of immunity agreements from courthouse roof

Disguised Dick Cheney sits in back of courtroom giving Libby the "throat slit" pantomime

New York Times writer David Sanger asks the attorney questioning him to spell his name for the article he's writing for tomorrow's paper

Everyone gets to say "Valerie Plame" as much as they want

Former White House spokesman Ari Fleischer breaks down on stand and cries like a little baby

Members of jury ask everyone to slow down and explain what the hell this thing is all about


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