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President is questioned by special prosecutor

WASHINGTON - A special prosecutor questioned President Bush for more than an hour yesterday as part of an investigation into who illegally leaked the identity of an undercover CIA officer. The rare interview by a prosecutor with a sitting president is among a series of recent developments that indicate the politically sensitive investigation is intensifying and could be drawing near an end, opening the possibility that the results will be announced during the run-up to the election. The grand jury investigation covers news leaks attributed to senior Bush administration officials that exposed the identity of CIA officer Valerie Plame soon after her husband, a former U.S. ambassador,...

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