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Troopergate

Fired "Troopergate" Official Confident Before Release of Alaska Legislative Report

Tony Hopfinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tony Hopfinger

Former Alaska public safety commissioner Walt Monegan, the man vice presidential nominee Sara Palin fired in what has become the "troopergate" scanda...

"Bridge to Nowhere"'s Demise Greatly Exaggerated

Jacob Alperin-Sheriff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jacob Alperin-Sheriff

Despite Governor Sarah Palin's repeated insistence that she said "Thanks but no thanks to the Bridge to Nowhere," the project is still ongoing in Alas...

Todd Palin Will Answer Troopergate Questions

Anchorage Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Todd Palin will answer a series of questions from a legislative investigator by mid-week -- but only in writing, and with the answers funneled through...

The Line That Could Sink McCain-Palin

Eric Schmeltzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Schmeltzer

In response to a question as to whether Dick Cheney's view of the Vice Presidency was right, not only did Sarah Palin say it was, but hinted that she'd like even more power, as VP.

Seth Colter Walls

Before Troopergate, Palin Said Tough Investigations "Healthy For Democracy"

HuffingtonPost.com | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the state investigation into Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's alleged role in firing a state trooper has effectively been stalled until after the election...

The Top Scandals of the Week

ProPublica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
ProPublica

Every week, ProPublica takes stock of how the week unfolded for the stories we're tracking in Scandal Watch. Here's what we're watching this week.

Sarah Palin -- Two More Days on the Down Slope

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stephen C. Rose

By Stephen C. Rose SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 11:09 AM EASTERN Today's Palin links carry nothing reflecting yesterday's affair allegation. I have seen no...

Subpoenaed Palin Aides Could Be Found In Contempt

Anchorage Daily News | SEAN COCKERHAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With state officials again defying legislative subpoenas in the investigation of whether Gov. Sarah Palin abused her power, the war between state lawm...

Does Palin Have The Spine to Face Down McCain?

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen C. Rose

Palin is taking it on the chin, in my odd judgment. Here's a uniformly negative collection of links, but hardly unrepresentative. What else can be ...

Obama's Big Lead: This National Poll is Different

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

This national poll is striking because it suggests a sharp and unusual turn in the national mood -- a kind that never occurred during the last presidential election.

McCain Camp Lawyer Illegally Advising In Alaska; Palin Attorney General In Hiding

Donald Craig Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Donald Craig Mitchell

Does McCain know he has sent a criminal to serve on the Palin legal team in Alaska? And does he care whether Talis Colberg, Sarah Palin's attorney general, intends to prosecute him. And if he doesn't, why not?

Palin's Preferred Inquiry Requires Utmost Secrecy

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Of the two Alaska investigations into abuse-of-power allegations against Sarah Palin, the governor has chosen to cooperate with just one: the one that...

Sarah Palin's Inbox Reveals Possible Troopergate Smoking Guns

Erik Ose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erik Ose

Why the secrecy? Why try so hard to cover up your e-mail trail? What exactly is Gov. Palin trying to hide?

This Bi-Partisan Inquiry Is Cleary Partisan

Rick Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rick Siegel

If Sen. McCain chose a running mate discolored by potential scandal when there was electoral scrutiny, how can we trust him to make a good choice after the voters' voices have been muted?

Sarah Palin: A Lawyer's Best Friend

Tom Gerdy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Gerdy

America, we have a problem. We have a candidate for Vice President of the United States of America that is hiding from us.

Sarah Palin E-Mails Deleted Under Cover of Hacking Incident

Erik Ose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erik Ose

A strange hacking incident earlier today tied up another loose end for Gov. Sarah Palin. Overnight, one of Palin's Yahoo e-mail accounts was compromi...

Round 2 Of McCain Troopergate Stall: Part Karl Rove, Part Laurel & Hardy

Les Gara | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Les Gara

Since Monday the McCain camp has stepped up its personal attacks against Alaskans. They've continued their D.C.-style tactics against neighbors in this small state.

Judge Warned Palin: Stop Harassing Trooper, Like "Child Abuse"

Newsweek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

An Anchorage judge three years ago warned Sarah Palin and members of her family to stop "disparaging" the reputation of Alaska State Trooper Michael W...

Palin Staff May Face Subpoenas Over 'Troopergate' Firing

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

An Alaska state investigation into Gov. Sarah Palin's firing of her public safety commissioner is turning into a power struggle between the state's ex...

About Sarah Palin

Anne Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Anne Kilkenny

I am a resident of Wasilla, Alaska, and I have known Sarah since 1992. She has bitten the hand of every person who extended theirs to her in help.

Palin's Lawyer Works To Undermine Trooper Scandal

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The lawyer for Sarah Palin, the Alaska governor and Republican vice presidential candidate, is moving swiftly to head off the co...

Palin Trooper Scandal's Mike Wooten: "I'm Moving On"

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Alaska state trooper at the center of a probe into whether Gov. Sarah Palin abused her power says he has "made mistakes, and I've learned from tho...

Palin Investigation Fast Tracked: Release Date Moved Up

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ABC News has exclusively learned that Alaska Senator Hollis French will announce today that he is moving up the release date of his investigation into...

McCain Allies Move To Derail Troopergate Investigation

Newsweek | Michael Isikoff and Mark Hosenball | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Key Alaska allies of John McCain are trying to derail a politically charged investigation into Gov. Sarah Palin's firing of her public safety commissi...

Palin Aide Balks On Talking Under Oath In Trooper Scandal

Anchorage Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of Gov. Sarah Palin's top aides was supposed to be interviewed under oath Wednesday as a key witness in the ongoing investigation into her firing ...