Sen. Ted Stevens has served as senator from Alaska for most of his life and nearly all of the state’s... View ArticleContinue reading
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Yesterday, the Senate opened their arms and hearts to Sen. Ted Stevens while vulnerable Republicans simultaneously emptied their campaign coffers... View ArticleContinue reading
Sen. Ted Stevens released a statement in which he declares his innocence and vows to fight the charges. He also... View ArticleContinue reading
So, the indictment is in and the charges against Sen. Ted Stevens include seven counts of making false statements on... View ArticleContinue reading
It’s not an investigation, it’s a series of charges. Huge story. Longest serving Republican senator Ted Stevens indicted on seven... View ArticleContinue reading
The lesson in this, is that if you get caught with your hand in the cookie jar, you earn the right to become an advocate for reform. Certainly not the first time this has happened. Need to keep tabs on all these converts to see if they really mean it.Continue reading
Noted without comment. This is Part I of Stevens' PR offensive against the anti-earmark brigades.
You can check out Parts II and III at his Web site. The rest is in the extended entry:
NewsTrust.net - an online social news rating site - is focusing in on Congress this week and is looking for users, new and current, to contribute stories that exemplify quality reporting on Congress. Over at the NewsTrust blog they've singled out some of the stories submitted so far, including a number of articles and blog posts on the Senate fight over telecom immunity in the FISA reauthorization bill. They are hosting this Congress feature through Sunday, so get over there and review some articles. Feel free to submit blog posts or articles, I just submitted this great Alaska Daily News article about Sen. Ted Stevens' use of the earmarking process to help enrich a former staffer and fisheries industry lobbyist.
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