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AM News: Former Ala. Gov. Siegelman ask for new trial on bribery conviction

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Former Governor Don Siegelman has asked a federal appeals court to grant him a new trial on his 2006 bribery conviction.

The attorneys for the former Democratic Governor claim the case was tainted by the U.S. Attorney having ties to republicans.   The filing also says the judge was wrong in sentencing Siegelman to 6 1/2years. To hear more on this story, plus other news and weather headlines with Alabama's 13 News Bettina Boateng, Stephanie Walker and Eunice Elliott.
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