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Alaska editorial: Criticism of Palin in Troopergate doesn't imply Wooten support

...governor's original conduct and subsequent stonewalling, as we do, without giving trooper Mike Wooten a pass on his improper behavior. Let's be clear: Mike Wooten is no angel. The fact that he is still a trooper suggests that the Legislature should...
New Labor commissioner has history in Juneau

...Then-Gov. Sarah Palin was found to have abused her power by targeting her estranged former brother-in-law, trooper Mike Wooten.Palin later fired Department of Public Safety Commissioner Walt Monegan, who rebuffed Palin-inspired attempts to...
AP Exclusive: Former Sarah Palin aide pens tell-all, paints unflattering picture of ex-Alaska governor

...investigation of Palin's firing of her police commissioner over allegations the commissioner wouldn't fire trooper Mike Wooten, who'd had a bitter divorce with Palin's sister. Bailey was caught on tape questioning a state trooper official...
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AP Interview: Central figure in Palin's Troopergate closes chapter on Alaska scandal

...Monegan maintains he felt pressured by Palin, her husband Todd and members of the Palin administration to fire trooper Mike Wooten starting soon after Palin took office in December 2006. But, he acknowledged, they never directly asked for that...
3 weeks' notice

...Commissioner Walt Monegan in July 2008 because he would not fire the governor's ex-brother-in-law, state Trooper Mike Wooten, who was involved in a messy custody battle with Palin's sister. The two investigations came to opposite conclusions...
State senator files gubernatorial intent letter

...if Palin dismissed Monegan because he would not fire the governor's ex-brother-in-law, Alaska State Trooper Mike Wooten, who was involved in a messy custody battle with Palin's sister. In 2005, the Palin family accused Wooten of drinking...
Ethical dilemma

...that Palin's staff may have been involved in a campaign against Palin's former brother-in-law, State Trooper Mike Wooten, who Sarah Palin and her husband, Todd, had at various times tried to have fired. Petumenos concluded that when...
Agency leader changed ruling in trooper case

...former top official of the Alaska State Troopers reversed a finding in a 2005 investigation of the conduct of trooper Mike Wooten, the former brother-in-law of Gov. Sarah Palin, a step that's unprecedented, according to the head of the...
Trooper in Palin probe reassigned getting a reassignment following threatening telephone calls to his employer. Public safety union officials say Mike Wooten has been on desk duty for his own safety in recent weeks after troopers began receiving hostile calls from Alaskans...
Palin foes: Monegan matter far from over

...if she or others improperly tried to pressure Monegan to fire her estranged former brother-in-law, state trooper Mike Wooten, and then fired Monegan after he refused. As Republican presidential candidate John McCain's pick as running mate...


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