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Siegelman Backers Seek Pardon for Ex-Ala Governor [View all]

Source: Associated Press

Siegelman backers seek pardon for ex-Ala governor

Published: Monday, June 18, 2012, 10:18 PM Updated: Monday, June 18, 2012, 10:23 PM

By The Associated Press

MONTGOMERY, Alabama Some backers of former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman want President Barack Obama to grant a pardon that would prevent the ex-Democratic officeholder from returning to prison for his 2006 bribery conviction.

Siegelman is out of prison on an appeal bond. But the U.S. Supreme Court this month rejected his latest appeal, and he may soon face a new sentencing by U.S. District Judge Mark Fuller of Montgomery.

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Former Democratic Party executive committee member Pam Miles of Huntsville is now encouraging supporters to write Obama and urge the president to pardon Siegelman. She operates an internet e-mail network for Siegelman's backers.

Miles says followers are pursuing all avenues to prove Siegelman's innocence. Miles says she "can't bear the thought' of Siegelman returning to prison. "We can't forget about Don," Miles said.

Read more: http://blog.al.com/wire/2012/06/siegelman_backers_seek_pardon.html

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