Stevens Guilty, Stays in Race

The longest-serving Republican in the US Senate has been found guilty of lying about gifts worth $250,000 he received from an oil company.

Ted Stevens, 84, was charged with seven counts in connection with the gifts.

Mr Stevens faces up to five years in prison on each count but, under federal guidelines, is unlikely to spend much time in prison. … more


  1. #1 N.B.
    October 27, 2008

    The prison system isn’t just a big truck–it’s not something you can just dump felons on, it’s a series of cells!

  2. #2 laurisa
    October 28, 2008

    It was a well known fact while I worked for Veco Alaska that we were totally in bed with the Senator. Alaska politics. Yikes.

  3. #3 RM
    October 28, 2008

    How could anybody still vote for this crook?

  4. #4 Greg Laden
    October 28, 2008

    Well, Laurisa, as safety officer does this mean you had to supply the condoms?

    Stay safe.