We first came upon John Dowd when he represented Major League Baseball in the Pete Rose scandal. Dowd was the consummate Washington D.C. bigtimer who could bloviate with the best (or the worst) of `em. (If you have trouble viewing this clip, try Firefox). At least a few readers may remember ... More >>
A rugged hike across the Grand Canyon leads to a life decision to leave New Times and see what the future holds
Has ex-governor J. Fife Symington III gotten his just desserts?
It's the Media Violence, Stupid
Does Fife Symington have the guts to finally 'fess up?
Cheers and jeers greet news of ex-governor's prison stint
The people who judged Symington look back with certainty, compassion
It took years, and some luck, to unravel Symington's web of deceit
Fife has done much in and to Arizona. We've been keeping track
Juror's dismissal prompts mistrial demands; excused woman had put false data on questionnaire
Odd development in Symington trial
Jurors in Symington's 12-week criminal trial hear closing arguments, begin deliberations
As Symington finishes his grueling cross-examination, judge tarries with jury instructions
After years of denials, posturing and preparation, Symington takes the stand and answers prosecutors--sort of
Some observers believe governor must testify to save his own skin
The prosecution's evidence seems convincing--but will the jury grasp it?
If you're feeling sympathy for Fife Symington, read this
Business partner of Symingtons gets pass good for one year
U.S. authorities suspect a Mexican vegetable grower with business ties to the Symingtons is involved in drug trafficking
A broad range of legal experts and newly released records suggest the federal government will have a hard time convicting Governor Symington
Fighting a legal war on multiple fronts, Symington and his attorneys turn to a time-honored tactic: stonewalling
The charges are simple: The government says Symington lied to get hundreds of millions of dollars of loans
Washington to decide Fife's fate in next six weeks
HE BROUGHT US AN RTC LAWSUIT, A GRAND JURY INVESTIGATION AND A "CAR OF THE PEOPLE." NOT TO MENTION GEORGE LECKIE AND ANNETTE ALVAREZ. OH, WHAT THE HECK, WE'LL MENTION THEM.
When laws are broken, somebody's got to be punished. In the case of Cindy McCain, that somebody is Tom Gosinski