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Harry Whittington, the 78-year-old lawyer who was shot by Vice President Dick Cheney in a hunting accident, has a birdshot pellet in his heart and had "a minor heart attack" Tuesday morning He is back in intensive care | story
The ER chief at the Texas hospital, asked if the birdshot could endanger Whittington's life, responded: "When birdshot is in your body, there's always the risk they can move We'll watch very closely for any migration"

Continuing Coverage:

  • Account of Doctors raises questions on heart injury
  • Think Progress: Scott McClellan concealed the heart attack from the press
  • A White House spokesman cracked jokes on the record about the incident (before Whittington suffered the heart attack)
  • The Smoking Gun surfaces the Texas hunting accident report (hat tip: Huffington Post)
  • The lowdown on what hunting rules Cheney broke
  • Slow Leak: Time publishes an inside account of why Cheney didn't publicly disclose news of the accident for 24 hourscom/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/02/13/AR2006021301303html" title="Unloading on Cheney:">Unloading on Cheney: Comedians take aim at the vice president
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