Adam Zagorin just posted a story on Time.com reporting in depth on developments in the trial and sentencing of Don Siegelman, the former Democratic governor of Alabama. Adam has key assertions from the affidavit of a Republican lawyer who testifies that on a conference call in November 2002 she heard a close associate of Karl Rove boast that Rove had enlisted the Department of Justice to investigate Siegelman. The associate, William Canary, was an adviser to the campaign of Republican Bob Riley, who had just ousted Siegelman from office in a race that hinged on a few thousand votes. The New York Times had part of this story this morning, but Zagorin has far more details about the affidavit implicating Canary and Rove. He also interviewed the GOP lawyer who filed the affidavit.