Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Prosecutors claim Senator Ted Stevens received over $250,000 in gifts and services from VECO

Senator Ted Stevens (Alaska) indicted on 7 counts by federal prosecutors.

"U.S. officials say the Justice Department has indicted Alaska Senator Ted Stevens on charges related to a long-running investigation of business dealings. Stevens, who has served in the U.S. Senate for 40 years, is up for re-election this year, and Democrats view his seat as one of their top pick-up opportunities." http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/25916299

Should federal prosecutors wait until after the election to file charges against Senator Stevens?

Senator Steven's Congressional seatmate, U.S.Representative Don Young us also under investigation.

For detailed information regarding the ongoing investigations in the Alaska federal probe click here: http://www.citizensforethics.org/taxonomy/term/772

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