Ted Stevens, a former Senator from Alaska, was killed in a plane accident in his home state. The single-engine plane reportedly crashed into a mountainside, killing the 86-year-old politician and four others. The survivors were stranded on cold slopes overnight until help arrived, according to Huffington Post. The cause of the crash was not immediately known, however flights through the area are known to be dangerous, even in the best weather. Apparently shortly after the flight took off...Read Full Story
Ted Stevens may have lost his seat in the Senate, but he may be keeping his good name.The Justice Department is filing papers to toss out the conviction against Stevens, due to prosecutorial misconduct.According to the Justice Department, and FBI agents associated with the case, prosecutors "withheld key pieces of evidence and mishandled witnesses."From a Washington Post article: The Justice Department filed court papers this morning asking a federal judge to toss out the conviction of...Read Full Story
It's always hard to say goodbye, but for U.S. Senator Ted Stevens, it's got to be even harder than usual. After the announcement that Mark Begrich had officially unseated Stevens from the Senate, the Alaskan Senator made his some of his final rounds on Capitol Hill.Besides losing re-election, Stevens also faces the grim fact that he's been convicted of seven charges of corruption stemming from his time in the Senate, primarily for $250,000 in home renovations he accepted from a wealthy...Read Full Story
U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens leaves the Federal Courthouse October 23, 2008, in Washington, DC. Stevens was found guilty of corruption charges Monday, Oct. 27, 2008. (Photo by Joshua Roberts/Getty Images North America)It turns out the "I didn't notice all the cool free stuff in my house" defense didn't work out so well for Alaska Senator Ted Stevens.Stevens was found guilty today (Oct. 27, 2008) of corruption charges stemming from $250,000 in free home renovations he received from from millionaire...Read Full Story
US Senator Ted Stevens (R-AK) arrives with his wife Catherine Stevens and daughter Beth Stevens at the E. Barrett Prettyman Federal Courthouse October 22, 2008 in Washington, DC. The corruption trial of the U.S. Senator is expected to go to the jury as early as today. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images North America)Alaska senator Ted Stevens' trial for corruption charges has all but wrapped up in Washington, D.C.Now the fate and career of the long-time Republican senator from Alaska, who is...Read Full Story
Ted Stevens (November 18, 1923 – August 9, 2010) was a controversial Republican Senator from Alaska who served from December 24, 1968, until January 3, 2009. Find more Ted Stevens pictures, news and information below.