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Breaking: Ted Stevens Indicted

by @ 1:17 pm on July 29, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, In The News, Politics

Alaska Senator Ted Stevens looks to be in trouble more serious than just losing an election:

 WASHINGTON (AP) РSen. Ted Stevens, the longest-serving Republican senator and a figure in Alaska politics since before statehood, has been indicted on seven counts of making false statements.

Stevens, 86, has been dogged by a federal investigation into whether he pushed for fishing legislation that also benefited his son, an Alaska lobbyist. Authorities have also scrutinized his ties to a corrupt oil contractor who paid employees to renovate the senator’s home.

I’ll say it now.

Stevens should resign immediately and allow Governor Palin to appoint someone who might actually have a shot at holding on to his Senate seat.

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