#1 Ted Stevens found guilty in corruption caseEyelidsGuest10-27-2008, 03:31 PM
Ted Stevens found guilty in corruption case
28 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens has been convicted of lying about free home renovations and other gifts he received from a wealthy oil contractor.
The Senate's longest-serving Republican, Stevens was found guilty on all seven counts of making false statements on Senate financial documents.
The verdict throws the upcoming election into disarray. Stevens is fighting off a challenge from Democrat Mark Begich and must now either drop out or continue campaigning as a convicted felon.
One seat closer to 60 in the Senate.
Last edited by bijou; 10-27-2008 at 04:30 PM. Reason: To comply with Breaking News rules
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