Another one bites the dust:
In 2008, a number of Republicans were publicly exposed for campaign and ethics violations.
U.S. Senator Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) lost his bid for re-election this week to Anchorage Mayor Mark Begich, a Democrat, by 3724 votes.
Earlier today, Senator Stevens, a 40 year Senate veteran, delivered a farewell speech on the floor of the Senate during the final hours of the 110th Congress.
Stevens plans to appeal a D.C. Court's decision that he is guilty of 7 felony counts for not properly reporting gifts he received from oil industry officials.
Laurie Kellman's entire story can be read here: http://www.bellinghamherald.com/latestheadlines/story/679783.html
Stevens gives last Senate speech as staffers weep