clemency http://apr.org en Former Alabama Governor Reports To Federal Prison http://apr.org/post/former-alabama-governor-reports-federal-prison <P>Former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman has reported to a minimum security federal prison in southwest Louisiana.</P> <P>U.S. Bureau of Prisons spokesman Chris Burke said the 66-year-old Siegelman turned himself in at the federal prison at Oakdale, La. shortly before 2 p.m. on Tuesday.</P> <P>Siegelman previously served nine months at Oakdale before being released while his conviction on bribery and other charges was being appealed.</P> <P>The former Democratic governor has continued to maintain his innocence. Tue, 11 Sep 2012 21:49:39 +0000 The Associated Press 17690 at http://apr.org Former Alabama Governor Reports To Federal Prison Siegelman On Way To La. To Complete Prison Term http://apr.org/post/siegelman-way-la-complete-prison-term Former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman said he was in "good spirits" as he prepared to enter prison to complete a 78-month sentence for his federal government corruption conviction. Siegelman has been ordered to report to federal prison in Oakdale, La., by 2 p.m. Tuesday. The man who has served in four of Alabama's top elected offices, said he is optimistic he will eventually be pardoned by President Obama. Siegelman was being driven across three states Monday by his grown children, Dana and Joseph, and his wife, Lori. Mon, 10 Sep 2012 22:36:17 +0000 The Associated Press 17635 at http://apr.org Siegelman On Way To La. To Complete Prison Term