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Don Siegelman

Alabama Decisions Illustrate Abuse of Judicial Power

Andrew Kreig | Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics
Andrew Kreig

The plight of litigants who face a biased judge is illustrated by the track record of one prominent Alabama federal judge, as well by major recent decisions requiring new trials in West Virginia and Georgia courts.

Siegelman's First Trial Judge Blasts U.S. Prosecutors, Seeks Probe of 'Unfounded' Charges

Andrew Kreig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrew Kreig

One of the most experienced federal judges in recent Alabama history is denouncing the U.S. Justice Department prosecution of former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman.

Sam Stein

Siegelman Lobbies DOJ To Intervene As Court Deadline Nears

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A lobbying effort to persuade the Justice Department to intervene in the politically tainted case against Don Siegelman has intensified in recent days...

Justice Department Turns the Table on Political Prosecutions

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Papantonio

Ted Stevens never should have been prosecuted in 2008. Traditional media has done a pitiful job covering the many political prosecution stories that occurred during the Ashcroft/Gonzales years.

Disappointed by Yesterday's Appeals Court Ruling

Don Siegelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Don Siegelman

While the court threw out two counts of my politically-motivated prosecution and conviction, it upheld several others and have sent the case back to the district court for re-sentencing.

Probe the Past To Protect the Future

Andrew Kreig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrew Kreig

Congress is taking well-publicized steps for increased oversight. Yet vigorous public pressure is required to ensure that their "investigations" are not merely for show.

Sam Stein

Siegelman To White House Counsel: Don't Compromise With Rove

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the likely victims of potential Bush White House lawbreaking is urging President Barack Obama not to compromise with Karl Rove as a means of co...

Sam Stein

Don Siegelman Disagrees With Obama On Investigating Bush

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

During his press conference on Monday evening, President Obama pledged to look forwards rather than backwards when it came to investigating the misdee...

What Did the President Know and When Did He Know It? Karl Rove Knows...

Larisa Alexandrovna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larisa Alexandrovna

Since we are a democracy and none of us are above the law, either we all have to honor subpoenas or we don't. If Karl Rove does not have to show up to court, then none of us have to.

What if we Held an Impeachment, and Nobody Came?

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jayne Lyn Stahl

For shame, America, impeach a guy over extramarital oral sex, but not waterboarding?

"Misunderestimated"

Stu Kreisman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stu Kreisman

If the press conference today was any indication of what went on inside the Oval Office, there was never any reasoned debate regarding the issues.

Nothing About the Prosecution of Don Siegelman Escapes the Taint of Corruption

David Fiderer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Fiderer

Louis Franklin's indictment of Siegelman is a recurring stunt that you see over and over in Alabama and elsewhere in the South.

Scandals Surrounding Don Siegelman's Prosecution: A Quick and Easy Primer, Part I

David Fiderer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Fiderer

We know, based on definitive evidence, precisely how certain Bush appointees lied and colluded in order to subvert due process in the Siegelman trial.

Dirty Little Secrets About Juror Contacts in the Don Siegelman Trial

David Fiderer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Fiderer

The woman they called Flipper expressed romantic yearnings about the man named Keith. That was too delicious a morsel not to be shared by email among staffers in the U.S. Attorney's office in Alabama.

Urge Congress to Vote Contempt for Karl Rove

Don Siegelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Don Siegelman

I'm urgently enlisting your help to hold Karl Rove accountable for politicizing the Department of Justice -- including the prosecution that targeted me -- because our time may well be running out.

Sam Stein

McCain's Reed Fundraiser Revives Scrutiny Of His Abramoff Investigation

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The political world, and the Democratic Party in particular, is in a buzz over news that John McCain will attend a fundraiser hosted by Ralph Reed, th...

Contempt for Rove

Don Siegelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Don Siegelman

Karl Rove and his right-wing political cronies targeted me through a malicious, unfounded, politically-motivated prosecution. Now is the time to take action.

Unearthed: News of the Week the Mainstream Media Forgot to Report

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Brendan DeMelle

Karl Rove flees the country, Schwarzenegger calls Bush administration approach to global warming "bogus," Antarctic ice shelf on verge of collapse, U.S. terrorist watch list tops one million.

Sam Stein

Siegelman: McCain Should Compel Rove To Testify

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Friday, former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman called on John McCain to compel his informal adviser Karl Rove to testify before Congress, and to remove ...

Gov. Siegelman at Netroots Nation: Bush's Undoing?

Sam Seder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sam Seder

The former Governor of Alabama will be making a court sanctioned trip out of Alabama to join me at Netroots Nation to discuss his case and the corruption that exists in the Department of Justice.

Rep. Linda Sanchez: Rove Should Go To Jail (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Karl Rove refused to appear before a House Judiciary subcommittee, ignoring a subpoena from Congress for the second time. The chairwoman of the subco...

Karl Rove, The White House And The Rule Of Law

Rep. John Conyers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. John Conyers

Yesterday it became clear Rove and the White House believe they are in a class entirely by themselves -- a separate group that is above the reach of a subpoena and, consequently, above the law.

Justice for Sale: How Big Tobacco and the GOP teamed up to crush Democrats in the South

Larisa Alexandrovna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larisa Alexandrovna

Part VII of the Permanent Republican Majority Series by Larisa Alexandrovna and Muriel Kane Almost immediately after his appointment as US Attorney ...

Sam Stein

Siegelman On Rove: Probably The Most Devious, Evil Political Operative In History

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Recently released from prison, Don Siegelman refuses to drift away quietly. The former Alabama governor, whose corruption charge reeked of political m...

Unearthed: News of the Week the Mainstream Media Forgot to Report

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Brendan DeMelle

Alabama Governor Don Siegelman, fresh out of jail, talked to us about his Karl Rove-induced prosecution. He now has clear proof that his 2002 election was stolen by the GOP.