Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Ted Stevens is running for re-election despite being indicted on 7 counts

Indicted U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens is pushing forward with his re-election campaign regardless of the political analysts who say he's dead in the water.

"I hope he drops out simply because I think he would suffer humiliation," said Anchorage pollster and political consultant Marc Hellenthal. "The public, given the atmosphere and given what's happened, is going to presume guilt. ... He still has, even if he is guilty, a rather distinguished career representing Alaska, and we shouldn't forget that."

The article can be read here:

New York Times Article by David Stout and David M. Herszenhorn:

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