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Democrats Urge Probe of CIA Identity Leak

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Democrats Urge Probe of CIA Identity Leak

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Democrats Urge Probe of CIA Identity Leak

Democrats Urge Probe of CIA Identity Leak

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The Bush administration says it will cooperate with any investigation into allegations that White House officials leaked the identity of an CIA operative. Democrats want a special counsel to investigate published reports about the leak, apparently an attempt to discredit the agent's husband, former ambassador to Gabon Joe Wilson — a vocal critic of President Bush's Iraq policy. NPR's David Welna reports.