Is the following sentence grammatically correct?
"Here’s what we’re hearing is the state of play amongst some very interested parties."
This is from an article in the Washington Post of Dec. 8 regarding Ms. Rice as possible new Secretary of State. It seems to me there is something missing in the tentence.
Here are some more examples:
"Here's what I heard was the assignment."
"This is what I heard the assignment was."
"Here's what he told me the assignment was."
"This is what he told me was the assignment we had to do."