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Palin Troopergate

Troopergate Report: Full Text

The Huffington Post | Nico Pitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A bipartisan committee of Alaska legislators voted 12-0 on Friday to release a report stating that Gov. Sarah Palin violated state ethics law "by tryi...

Fired Official Contacted 36 Times By Palin And Her Staff

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Alaskan public safety commissioner fired by Sarah Palin was contacted three dozen times over 19 months by the governor and her staff, who were pre...

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...

AP: Palin Staff Secrecy Could Kill Troopergate

AP | MATT APUZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin says she's an open book regarding an abuse-of-power investigation. Appare...

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.

Judge Dismisses Troopergate Lawsuit

AP | MATT VOLZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An Alaska judge on Thursday refused to block a state investigation into whether Gov. Sarah Palin abused her power when she f...

Judge Could Rule On Palin's Troopergate Scandal Today

Anchorage Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As Gov. Sarah Palin works on last-minute preparation for tonight's vice presidential debate, an Anchorage judge today is expected to decide the fate o...

Judge Refuses To Block Troopergate Probe

AP | MATT VOLZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An Alaska judge on Thursday refused to block a state investigation into whether Gov. Sarah Palin abused her power when she f...

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...

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...

Hundreds Protest Palin Troopergate Stalling In Alaska

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Anchorage Daily News reports: A protest rally blasting Gov. Sarah Palin's handling of the state's so-called troopergate investigation -- and cal...

Subpoenaed Palin Aides Fail To Appear For Abuse Probe

AP | BY MATT VOLZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Seven of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's top aides defied subpoenas for their testimony Friday into possible abuse of power by the...

Two More Days of Sarah Palin on The Down Slope

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

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 8:00 AM EASTERN TIME I have maintained a Sarah Palin Breaking News and Information page from Day One. Had she been a consistent...

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 Agrees To Help With Palin Administration Investigation Of Palin Administration

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Attorneys for Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin met with a special investigator for the Alaska Personnel Board earlier today to broker her cooperation with the ...

Palin Disputed In Troopergate Probe

AP | MATT VOLZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Gov. Sarah Palin's chief of staff authorized ex-Public Safety Commissioner Walt Monegan to travel to Washington, although th...

Palin Troopergate Probe Will End Before Election, Investigator Says

AP | MATT VOLZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Alaska lawmaker directing an abuse-of-power investigation of Gov. Sarah Palin promised Friday the probe will be finished...

Palin and McCain's Contempt for Justice

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles Karel Bouley

One would think denying Congress needed testimony, being held in contempt of that body, as Karl Rove is, would keep you off the Sunday shows and in a courtroom or jail cell. Nope.

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?

Todd Palin May Testify In Troopergate

Anchorage Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The political storm swirling around the Troopergate investigation of Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin could reach new intensity Frid...

This Week's Palin Primer From Alaska: Bristol and Levi, Earmarks, Troopergate, More

Donald Craig Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Donald Craig Mitchell

It has been 48 hours since I have had a call from any agent of any national news organization. But here in the subarctic there have been several new developments in which those of you who aren't here in the subarctic may be interested.

Palin Trooper Scandal: McCain Campaign Takes Over

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Newsweek reports on the top terrorism prosecutor John McCain's campaign has hired to stop the investigation against Sarah Palin: A former top Justic...

GOP Lawmakers Sue To Stop Palin Trooper Investigation

AP | STEVE QUINN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska's investigation into whether Gov. Sarah Palin abused her power, a potentially damaging distraction for John McCain's pre...

Palin's Anti-Rape-Investigation Stance Raised by McCain Campaign. Will Reporters Question?

Eric Schmeltzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Schmeltzer

Palin, I'm told from those who have been involved in the issue for years in Alaska, had a more extreme view than those Catholic Churches.

Fired Commissioner: Palin Lied To ABC

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"She's not telling the truth when she told ABC neither she nor her husband pressured me to fire Trooper Wooten," said Walt Monegan, the Alaskan offici...