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Don E. Siegelman

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Updated: March 12, 2009

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Judges Uphold Bribery Conviction of a Former Alabama Governor

Judges Uphold Bribery Conviction of a Former Alabama Governor

By ADAM NOSSITER

The ruling gave new weight to a prosecution that Democrats have contended was an example of the political use of the courts during the Bush administration.

March 7, 2009USNEWS

Ex-Governor of Alabama Is Ordered Released

Ex-Governor of Alabama Is Ordered Released

By ADAM NOSSITER

Don Siegelman was ordered released from prison pending his appeal of a bribery conviction that Democrats say resulted from a politically driven prosecution.

March 28, 2008USNEWS

Democrats See Politics in a Governor’s Jailing

Democrats See Politics in a Governor’s Jailing

By ADAM NOSSITER

The case could be the centerpiece of an effort to show that the Justice Department engaged in political prosecutions.

September 11, 2007USNEWS

Congressional Inquiry Urged in Prosecution of Ex-Governor

Congressional Inquiry Urged in Prosecution of Ex-Governor

By ERIC LIPTON

Forty-four former state attorneys general have asked Congress to investigate whether politics played a role in the case against former Gov. Don E. Siegelman of Alabama.

July 17, 2007WASHINGTONNEWS

 

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Balance of Prosecutorial Power

The Supreme Court has narrowed a federal law used by prosecutors in corruption cases. Any benefit the ruling gives to miscreants should inspire stronger new laws.

June 25, 2010

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NATIONAL BRIEFING | SOUTH; Alabama: No Evidence of Misconduct

By JOHN SCHWARTZ

Justice Dept investigation finds no evidence to support whistle-blower's accusations of misconduct by US attorney's office in bribery prosecution of former Gov Donald E Siegelman; whistle-blower, Tamarah T Grimes, was paralegal in office

October 3, 2009

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Justice Dept. Whistle-Blower in Alabama Case Is Fired

By JOHN SCHWARTZ

The Justice Department employee who claimed misconduct by prosecutors in the corruption trial of a former Alabama governor has lost her job.

July 9, 2009

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Ex-Governor of Alabama Seeks Retrial

By JOHN SCHWARTZ

Lawyers for Donald E. Siegelman, convicted on corruption charges in 2006, argued that new evidence of prosecutorial misconduct warrants a new trial.

July 1, 2009

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Ex-Governor of Alabama Loses Again in Court

By JOHN SCHWARTZ

A federal appellate court upheld the bribery conviction of former Gov. Don Siegelman.

May 16, 2009

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The Siegelman Case

Attorney General Eric Holder should investigate the case against Don Siegelman, the Alabama governor convicted in 2006 on dubious corruption charges, for prosecutorial misconduct.

April 25, 2009

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Review of Governor’s Conviction Sought

Review of Governor’s Conviction Sought

By JOHN SCHWARTZ and CHARLIE SAVAGE

A group of former state attorneys general asked for a review of the prosecution of former Gov. Don Siegelman of Alabama, who was convicted on bribery and corruption charges.

April 22, 2009

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EDITORIAL; Mr. Holder and the Ted Stevens Case

Editorial praises Attorney General Eric Holder for his decision to request court drop charges against former Sen Ted Stevens because of prosecutorial misconduct; urges him to revisit other cases, notably case against former Alabama Gov Don Siegelman, that appear to have been politically motivated by Bush-era Justice Department and take appropriate action

April 3, 2009

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Appeal Hearing in Ex-Governor’s Conviction

By ADAM NOSSITER

Former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman’s case has become Exhibit A in the claims of Democrats that the Justice Department under President Bush was politicized.

December 10, 2008

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New Twist in Appeal of Ex-Alabama Governor

By ADAM NOSSITER

Accusations from a Justice employee buttress Democrats’ claims that the case against Gov. Don Siegelman was politically tainted.

November 22, 2008

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A Tale of Three (Electronic Voting) Elections

By ADAM COHEN

Flaws in electronic voting machines are still common and could easily create havoc in this fall’s voting.

July 31, 2008

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NATIONAL BRIEFING | WASHINGTON; Rove Denies Involvement In Prosecution of Governor

By ERIC LICHTBLAU

Karl Rove denies that he had anything to do with Justice Dept's bribery prosecution of former Gov Don Siegelman of Alabama

July 24, 2008

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A Case of Politics

Congress should keep investigating the prosecution of Don Siegelman and what role crass politics may have played in his conviction.

June 16, 2008

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Mr. Rove Talks, but Doesn’t Answer

The House Judiciary Committee should see that Karl Rove testifies about his role in the Justice Department’s decision to prosecute Don Siegelman.

June 2, 2008

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Strong Backing for Ex-Governor’s Appeal

By ADAM NOSSITER

Fifty-four former state attorneys generals supported the appeal of former Gov. Don Siegelman of Alabama, convicted two years ago in a prosecution depicted by his supporters as politically motivated.

May 31, 2008

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Fear, Paranoia and, Yes, Some Loathing in Alabama State House

By ADAM NOSSITER

An inquiry into corruption in Alabama’s two-year college system has state legislators on edge.

April 6, 2008

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Freed Ex-Governor of Alabama Talks of Abuse of Power

Freed Ex-Governor of Alabama Talks of Abuse of Power

By ADAM NOSSITER

Former Gov. Don Siegelman of Alabama said politics played a leading role in his prosecution and repeatedly cited Karl Rove, the former White House political director.

March 29, 2008

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Ex-Governor of Alabama Is Ordered Released

Ex-Governor of Alabama Is Ordered Released

By ADAM NOSSITER; PHILIP SHENON CONTRIBUTED REPORTING FROM WASHINGTON.

Don Siegelman was ordered released from prison pending his appeal of a bribery conviction that Democrats say resulted from a politically driven prosecution.

March 28, 2008

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Station Cites Equipment in Blackout of Program

By BILL CARTER

The station, in Huntsville, Alabama, said that it had concluded that the blackout was related to a similar interruption during a basketball game the day before.

February 29, 2008

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WHNT’s Technical Glitches

It would be deeply troubling if a partisan broadcaster could suppress information on the public airwaves and hide behind a technical fig leaf.

February 27, 2008

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Station Says '60 Minutes' Blackout Was Just Technical

By BILL CARTER

WHNT-TV blames technical glitch for black screen during airing of CBS News program 60 Minutes report about potential political skulduggery involving former Bush administration official Karl Rove in conviction of former Alabama Gov Don Siegelman

February 26, 2008

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Tilting the Scales of Justice

The American people have a right to know what happened at the Justice Department. Any wrongful prosecutions should be rectified.

October 24, 2007

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Partisanship Accusation Expanded in Alabama

By PHILIP SHENON

A lawyer testified in a case about accusations of White House interference in the Justice Department’s corruption case against a former Democratic governor of Alabama, who is serving an 88-month sentence.

October 11, 2007

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The United States Attorneys Scandal Comes to Mississippi

By ADAM COHEN

Many key players in the U.S. attorneys scandal are gone, but Congress has a lot of work to do in uncovering the damage they have done to the justice system.

October 11, 2007

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Democrats See Politics in a Governor’s Jailing

Democrats See Politics in a Governor’s Jailing

By ADAM NOSSITER

The case could be the centerpiece of an effort to show that the Justice Department engaged in political prosecutions.

September 11, 2007

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The Strange Case of an Imprisoned Alabama Governor

By ADAM COHEN

There is still a lot of questionable Justice Department activity for Congress to sort through. The imprisonment of Don Siegelman, a former Democratic governor of Alabama, should be at the top of the list.

September 10, 2007

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Selective Prosecution

One part of the Justice Department mess that requires more scrutiny is the growing evidence that the department may have singled out people for criminal prosecution to help Republicans win elections.

August 6, 2007

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Questions About a Governor’s Fall

If the Justice Department was looking to help Republicans in Alabama, putting away Don Siegelman would be a shrewd move.

June 30, 2007

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Ex-Governor Says Conviction Was Political

Ex-Governor Says Conviction Was Political

By ADAM NOSSITER

As he emerged from court, the convicted former governor of Alabama, Don E. Siegelman, said he had been a victim of political adviser Karl Rove.

June 27, 2007

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Ex-Governor Says Affidavit Shows Politics in Bribe Case

By EDMUND L. ANDREWS

Federal prosecutors are seeking 30 years in prison for Don E. Siegelman, former governor of Alabama who was convicted of accepting $500,000 in bribes.

June 1, 2007

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