Here's an interesting report:
Chief presidential adviser Karl Rove testified to a grand jury that he
talked with two journalists before they divulged the identity of an undercover
CIA officer but that he originally learned about the operative from the news
media and not government sources, according to a person briefed on the
So Rove is supposed to have spitefully "outed" Valerie Plame, but he learned of her CIA status from . . . the news media?
Read the whole thing.
Meanwhile, the whole Rove-Plame story seems to be falling apart. InstaPundit has the best cluster of links.