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Ted Stevens DEAD: Looking Back At The Life Of The Longest-Serving GOP Senator (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Jeremy Binckes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ted Stevens, who died in the plane crash late Monday afternoon, was the longest-serving Republican in the senate. He served from the end of 1968 throu...

Eerie Video: Stevens Recommends O'Keefe To NASA Job, Circa 2001

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

From the C-SPAN Archives, this video dated December 7, 2001 shows part of the Senate confirmation for Sean O'Keefe to the role of NASA administrator. ...

Putting Justice Back Into the U.S. Department of Justice

Lanny Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lanny Davis

"In the interest of justice." That says it all. I only hope from this point on everyone in the law enforcement system of the United States remember those five words as their singular mission.

Prosecutorial Misconduct

Gary S. Chafetz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary S. Chafetz

After the dark days at the Department of Justice under President Bush, not surprisingly integrity seems to have returned under President Obama and Eric Holder. But how far will that integrity go?

Alaska Republican Young: Stevens Should Run Against Palin

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Now that the corruption case against former Sen. Ted Stevens has been dropped, Alaska Rep. Don Young wants Stevens to run for governor -- a move that ...

Ted Stevens Declares Himself Unfit to Stand Trial

Katie Halper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Katie Halper

Stevens' awareness that he was engaged in a battle between bear and oil, good and bad, right and wrong renewed his sense of purpose, but also triggered his bipolar condition and delusions of mobility, political sway, and brute force.

GOP Holds Off On Stevens Expulsion Vote

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican senators are not expected to vote Tuesday to expel Sen. Ted Stevens (R-Alaska), deciding instead to hold off on the vote until his Senate r...

The Top Scandals of the Week

ProPublica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Every week, ProPublica takes stock of how the week unfolded for the stories we're tracking in Scandal Watch. Here's what we're watching this week.

Senator Ted Stevens and John McCain's "Two-Face" Problem

Julian E. Zelizer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Julian E. Zelizer

McCain has been struggling to tap into the "good" face of the conservative tradition, but the indictment of Stevens brings up all of the recent GOP scandals.

"Series of Tubes": Revisiting Sen. Ted Stevens' Classic Remarks on the Internet

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

From Sen. Stevens' point of view, there might be some good in his indictment today -- At least this may push his previously best-known worst-day back into the shadows for awhile.

CEO Says Company Employees Did Work On Sen. Stevens' Home

AP via Anchorage Daily News | Dan Joling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Ex-Veco Corp. CEO Bill Allen admitted in court Friday that he had company employees work several months on a remodeling project at the Girdwood home o...