Nixon had Watergate, the Clintons had Whitewater. This is Leakwater. Often called Plamegate, Rovegate or the CIA Leak Case, Leakwater is a better name for the White House scandal over the leaking of a CIA operative's name to discredit and intimidate her husband and other White House critics. See also "The Leaker," a John Sherffius cartoon of July 11, 2005, which shows Karl Rove taking a leak on the CIA seal.
The political scandal based around the 2003 leak of a covert CIA operative's identify. ValeriePlame Wilson, the agent, was the wife of a political enemy of George W. Bush leading up to the Iraqi invasion.