Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Stevens Convicted

Will Stevens guilty verdict be a blow to GOP Senate hopes?

By Erika Bolstad and Richard Mauer | McClatchy Newspapers

WASHINGTON — A federal jury on Monday found Republican Sen. Ted Stevens guilty on seven counts of lying about thousands of dollars of gifts and home renovations on his financial disclosure forms, a verdict that ended in disgrace the four-decade Senate career of a man whose imprint on Alaska dates to before its statehood.


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