Tag Archives: Ted Stevens

UPDATE: SEN. TED STEVENS DEAD
Former Sen. Ted Stevens Missing And Feared Dead In Alaska Plane Crash

UPDATE: CNN confirms that Sen. Ted Stevens was killed. Former U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens is feared to be among eight missing persons aboard a plane that went down near Dillingham, Alaska last night. Severe weather is restricting the search for survivors. The Alaska Air National Guard was called to the area about 20 miles north of Dillingham at about 7 ...

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Feds To Drop Charges Against Former Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens

Oh, Alaska. If only this were an April Fool’s joke. The Justice Department plans to drop all charges against former Sen. Ted Stevens, the 85-year old Alaska Republican convicted last year of lying on Senate financial disclosure forms to conceal hundreds of thousands of dollars in gifts and home renovations from a businessman, according to a news report this morning. ...

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It’s Official: Ted Stevens Has Lost

Seven-time felon Sen. Ted Stevens was officially declared the loser in his reelection bid yesterday. This brings the Democratic count in the Senate to 58 seats, with Al Franken’s contest still to be called. And it also means that Caribou Barbie is staying in Juneau.

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Ted Stevens Appears To Have Lost

Is this election STILL going on? Sen. Ted Stevens’ hold on the U.S. Senate seat he’s held for 40 years is looking increasingly shaky in the face of more votes for Anchorage Mayor Mark Begich. Begich now holds an 814-vote lead he took after nearly 60,000 votes were counted Wednesday. Thursday, the Elections Division provided additional detail on where the ...

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Convict Holds Slim Lead In Alaska

The people of Alaska must have been smoking something. Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens was leading challenger Mark Begich with most of the election returns in hand Tuesday night, despite being found guilty of seven felonies and polls showing him in deep trouble. With more than 80 percent of the precincts reporting, Stevens held a 2-percentage point advantage over Democrat Begich. ...

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McCain & Palin Call For Stevens To Quit

Today John McCain and Sarah Palin issued separate calls for convicted Alaska Senator Ted Stevens to resign. Sarah Palin has told CNBC’s Maria Bartiromo that she believes Stevens “needs to step aside and allow our state to elect someone who will be supportive of those ideals of America.” On Tuesday morning, John McCain called for Sen. Ted Stevens to step ...

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Sen. Ted Stevens (R-AK) Found Guilty On All Seven Counts Of Corruption

Via Politico: Sen. Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) was convicted today on seven counts of failing to report more than $250,000 in improper gifts he received from 1999 to 2006, a stunning blow to a political career that has lasted more than 40 years and marked Alaska’s entire history as a part of the United States. Stevens, 84, now faces a question ...

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Homophobe Sen. Ted Stevens (R-AK) Indicted For Corruption

Squeeee! Sen. Ted “The Internet Is A Series Of Tubes” Stevens (R-AK), the longest-serving Republican in the Senate, has been charged with seven felony counts of corruption. A federal grand jury in Washington has handed up the indictment against Stevens — which the Justice Department is set to announce very shortly. Stevens, 84, faces seven counts of false statements involving ...

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