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Ted Stevens Corruption

Ted Stevens Partying In D.C., Working On Memoir

The Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Oh how the world turns. While his prosecutors are now under investigation for misconduct, the curmudgeonly ex-senator Ted Stevens is back on the Washi...

Stevens: Justice Was Served (Damn!)

Lionel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Whether it's Ted Stevens, Rush Limbaugh or Ann Coulter (OK, maybe not Coulter) the law is the law and we should celebrate when justice is served. Even if that means that the guilty walk.

Alaska House Demands Canonization For "Uncle" Ted!

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

I think Mr. Stevens should wait as least as long as the interned Japanese during WWII did for their apology.

One System, Two Realities

James E. Coleman Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James E. Coleman Jr.

Many of the people who will praise Mr. Holder for dropping the charges against Mr. Stevens won't care that the same kind of misconduct routinely taints the trials of those who are not "connected."

Stevens Trial Erupts In Even More Scandal: Investigating FBI Agent May Have Had Relations With Key Witness

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Attorneys for former Sen. Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) have accused an FBI agent involved in the Stevens corruption investigation of having an inappropriate...

Murkowski Solicits Bush For Ted Stevens Pardon

Anchorage Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With less than 48 hours left of the Bush presidency, U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski's spokesman said Sunday that Murkowski had asked the White House to pard...

Governors Gone Wild!

Midwin Charles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Midwin Charles

The cardinal rule of a nominee is: agree with the candidate at the top of the ticket, at least until the election is won. But Palin spent the last month of the campaign disagreeing with McCain's position on, oh, everything.

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.

Ted Stevens' Farewell Speech: "God Bless Alaska And Our Governor" (VIDEO)

HuffPost | Dan Duray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The recently-convicted, recently-ousted Senator Ted Stevens of Alaska gave his farewell address to the Senate this morning. The 85-year-old was the l...

Stevens Fights Expulsion, Begs Colleagues "To Give Him A Chance"

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Convicted Sen. Ted Stevens (R-Alaska), facing possible expulsion from the Republican Conference next week, is contacting his Republican colleagues and...

Does Ted Stevens Know Prison Is A "Series Of Bars"?

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matthew Filipowicz

Maybe Stevens can ask Palin for help. She was the director of a 527 called "Ted Stevens Excellence in Public Service, Inc." Perhaps she can help him form a new one.

Seth Colter Walls

Stevens Conviction Means Senate Race Is "Over," Pollster Says | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Independent Alaska pollster Ivan Moore tells the Huffington Post that Sen. Ted Stevens' conviction on seven corruption charges means that "his race is...

Seth Colter Walls

Dems Use FBI's Wiretap Against Stevens In New Ad | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It won't likely be crowed the flashiest ad of the season, but the latest television spot produced by Democrats fighting the reelection of Alaska Sen. ...

Alaska Oil Man And Star Witness In Sen. Stevens Corruption Trial Under Investigation For Sex Abuse

Tony Hopfinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tony Hopfinger

A friend of Stevens, Allen is under investigation for allegedly carrying on a sexual relationship with a teenage prostitute nine years ago.

Bush Praises Stevens, Ignoring Indictment

The Los Angeles Times | Johanna Neuman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican Ted Stevens is the king of pork-barrel earmark spending. The senior senator from Alaska is also the architect of the infamous Bridge to Now...

Thought Process Flowchart: Ted Stevens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Alaska's hypersenior U.S. senator, Republican Ted Stevens, has pled not guilty on charges he lied about receiving $250,000 in gifts from oil contracto...

Senator Ted Stevens' (Non-) Environmental Legacy -- And The Alaska Senate Race

Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kate Sheppard

The big question is whether Stevens will give up his race for reelection -- he has represented Alaska in the U.S. Senate since 1968. Even before the indictment, the race was expected to be a squeaker.

"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.

Jon Stewart Knew Ted Stevens Was Up To No Good

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

There is one program that has been on Sen. Steven for ages, tipped off by his notorious temper and propensity for saying whatever the hell he wants.

Popular Anchorage Mayor To Challenge GOP Senator

Anchorage Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Anchorage Mayor Mark Begich has decided to run for the U.S. Senate seat held by Ted Stevens since 1968. Begich, 46, has been mayor of Alaska's larges...