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JUNE 05 2008

1. Closing In
2. Justice Department investigating two US Attorneys for political
prosecution

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Closing In
by dday in CBS News

.....This leads back to Rove - the Siegelman case, the politicization of
US Attorney positions, firing prosecutors who wouldn't play ball,
leaking classified information in the Plame case. Rove is a slippery
creature. But there are a lot of investigations all happening at once.

....But that's not all. As pressure grew on Rove for answers about the
railroading of former Alabama governor Don Siegelman, prosecutors
abruptly dropped their appeal that sought longer sentences for him
and former HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy in the "bribery" case,
also known as "a politician appointing an ally to a board." And 54
former state attorneys general from across the country filed a brief on
Siegelman's behalf with the appellate court where he is contesting his
conviction, asking that it be overturned. And now the Justice
Department's Office of Professional Responsibility is investigating.

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Justice Department investigating two US
Attorneys for political prosecution
by Larissa Alexandrovna of Raw Story

Mississippi US Attorney said to share tax returns of one of his
targets with “unauthorized personnel”

The US Justice Department’s Office of Professional Responsibility
(OPR) is investigating the conduct of at least two specific US
Attorneys in the “selective prosecution” of former Alabama Governor
Don Siegelman, sitting Mississippi Supreme Court Justice Oliver E.
Diaz Jr., and Mississippi attorney Paul Minor, according to attorneys
close to the investigation....

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photo: captured from MSNBC

Karl Rove has been subpoenaed by
the House Judiciary Committee. The
past couple weeks events have
probably made him gulp...
photo: video freeze from FTR
interview

Leura Canary was appointed by
Bush to the position of  U.S.
Attorney in Montgomery.
She is  being investigated for
improprieties in her prosecution of
the Siegelman Case.