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Ted Stevens Indictment

Ted Stevens and the Gall of Sarah Palin

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

Palin can fabricate the status of her relationship with the dead all she wants. The record speaks far more honestly than Palin's hollow and vacuous sound bites for Fox News.

Ted Stevens Prosecution: Some Catharsis

True/Slant | Kate Klonick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For those following the debacle of former Senator Ted Stevens' prosecution, the big news today was that the head of the unit at the Justice Department...

Ted Stevens' Prosecutor To Be Held In Contempt

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — An angry federal judge held Justice Department attorneys in contempt Friday for failing to deliver documents to former Sen. Ted Ste...

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...

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.

Stevens Demands Mistrial In Corruption Case

AP | TOM HAYS and JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A federal judge rejected a vigorous defense bid Thursday for a mistrial in the corruption case against Sen. Ted Stevens despite fin...

The VP Choice that Lost the Presidency for McCain

Linda Bergthold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

In choosing Sarah Palin of Alaska for Vice President, the Republicans have made a cynical but clever choice. At least they think it is clever.

Ted Stevens Wins Primary Despite Indictment

AP | STEVE QUINN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Don Young, Alaska's lone congressman for the last 35 years, remained locked in a tight race with the lieutenant governor Wed...

GOP Tries To Tarnish Stevens' Challenger To Neutralize Indictment

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican strategists are working to neutralize the political damage Sen. Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) is suffering from his criminal indictment by allegin...

Prosecutors Reveal New Allegations Against Sen. Stevens

AP | MATT APUZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — FBI agents spent years investigating Sen. Ted Stevens. They read his e-mails, searched his home and taped his phone conversations w...

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...

Stevens Holds First Post-Indictment Rally

AP | RACHEL D'ORO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Sen. Ted Stevens returned home Monday to a cheering crowd, declaring his innocence and insisting his re-election campaign wa...

Stevens Gets Early Trial Date So He Can Work On Reelection

AP | MATT APUZZO and LARA JAKES JORDAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Under indictment and watching some Republican colleagues tiptoe away from him, Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens is counting on speed to keep...

Ted Stevens Pleads Not Guilty

AP | MATT APUZZO and LARA JAKES JORDAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens pleaded not guilty to corruption charges Thursday and received an unusually speedy trial date, which he hop...

Ted Stevens Down Double Digits After Indictment

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A Rasmussen Reports poll shows Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens trailing his Democratic rival, Anchorage Mayor Mark Begich, by thirteen points, 50% to 37%. It'...

The Bridge to Nowhe-- Leavenworth?

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carl Pope

Ted Stevens' indictment reminds me of Al Capone's eventual conviction for tax evasion. Stevens has presided over a massive raid on the federal treasury for years.

Ted Stevens Indicted On 7 Criminal Charges

AP | LARA JAKES JORDAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Sen. Ted Stevens, the nation's longest-serving Republican senator and a major figure in Alaska politics since before statehood, was...

Ted Stevens Indictment

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: Stevens Declares His Innocence Ted Stevens has given his first public comment since he was indicted today on seven felony charges. Note tha...

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.