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A blistering new report reveals details about the intentional mishandling of evidence and other missteps by Justice Department attorneys in the flawed prosecution of then-Sen. Ted Stevens.

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E-mails show GOP circling Palin in late 2008updated: Sat Jun 11 2011 12:22:00

Sen. John McCain's presidential campaign and other Republicans began circling Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin in the weeks before McCain picked her as his 2008 running mate, according to e-mails from her old office.

FSB: Barnstorming in antique aircraftupdated: Wed Jun 17 2009 09:35:00

Wearing an antique leather flight suit and sneakers, Bill Allen inserts a steel crank into the cowling of his 1930 Stearman biplane and leans his weight against the handle. The machine emits a faint whirling sound that grows in pitch until it blares like an air-raid siren. Allen steps back and dashes around the double wingtip. Clambering up the steps to the fuselage, he swings into the tiny cockpit.

'Humiliation' for DOJupdated: Tue Apr 07 2009 16:34:00

CNN's Jeffrey Toobin says the reversal of Ted Stevens' case is humiliating for the Justice Department.

Sen. Ted Stevens' conviction set asideupdated: Tue Apr 07 2009 16:34:00

A federal judge on Tuesday set aside the conviction of Republican former Sen. Ted Stevens while excoriating the case's prosecutors.

Senator turmoilupdated: Wed Apr 01 2009 21:18:00

Paul Steinhauser reports on the effort to drop federal charges against former Sen. Ted Stevens and the Minnesota Senate race.

Lawyer says prosecutors' request has 'cleared' Stevensupdated: Wed Apr 01 2009 21:18:00

Former Republican Sen. Ted Stevens of Alaska has been "cleared" by the Justice Department's request to dismiss his federal corruption convictions and drop all charges against him, his lawyer said Wednesday. Alaska's Stevens Vows to Appeal Convictionsupdated: Thu Oct 30 2008 18:00:00

A defiant Sen. Ted Stevens returned to his home state Wednesday a convicted felon, telling supporters that he's innocent and vowing he will be vindicated

Stevens says, 'I am innocent' after corruption convictionupdated: Mon Oct 27 2008 20:10:00

Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens vowed to fight his Monday conviction on federal corruption charges, a verdict he attributed to "repeated instances of prosecutorial misconduct." Alaska Sen. Stevens Guilty of Corruptionupdated: Mon Oct 27 2008 17:00:00

Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens was convicted of seven corruption charges Monday in a trial that tainted the 40-year Senate career of Alaska's political patriarch

Death of juror's father delays senator's corruption trialupdated: Fri Oct 24 2008 11:47:00

The judge in the federal corruption trial of U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens dismissed the jury Friday morning after a female juror left for California to deal with the death of her father.

Sen. Ted Stevens' corruption trial goes to juryupdated: Thu Oct 23 2008 08:19:00

The jury in the federal corruption trial of U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens of Alaska began deliberations Wednesday.

Closing arguments draw sharp contrast at Stevens trialupdated: Tue Oct 21 2008 19:08:00

Sen. Ted Stevens repeatedly asked for invoices to cover home renovations and otherwise complied with Senate rules on accepting and reporting gifts of value, his defense attorney said in closing arguments Tuesday.

Stevens insists family paid for all chalet renovationsupdated: Fri Oct 17 2008 19:40:00

Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens returned to the stand in his corruption trial Friday and described how he paid for home renovations that prosecutors say he should have reported as gifts on financial disclosure forms.

Sen. Ted Stevens takes the stand in his corruption trialupdated: Thu Oct 16 2008 17:36:00

Sen. Ted Stevens took the stand in his corruption trial Thursday afternoon and denied that he filed false financial forms with the Senate.

Neighbor disputes star witness in Stevens corruption trialupdated: Wed Oct 15 2008 20:30:00

A neighbor who helped oversee renovations to the home of Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens denied allegations that he said Stevens was "just covering his ass" when he requested to be billed for some of the costs associated with the construction.

Indicted Alaska senator 'a wonderful man,' colleague saysupdated: Tue Oct 14 2008 16:43:00

Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch heaped praise Tuesday afternoon on indicted Sen. Ted Stevens, calling him "decent" and "honorable" in testimony at Stevens' trial.

Judge denies motions to end Stevens trialupdated: Wed Oct 08 2008 18:08:00

A federal judge again declined to declare a mistrial or throw out charges in the corruption case against Sen. Ted Stevens on Wednesday, despite the defense's claims of prosecutorial misconduct.

Judge accuses lawyer of signaling to client in Stevens caseupdated: Tue Oct 07 2008 16:47:00

The judge in the corruption trial of Sen. Ted Stevens said Tuesday he saw an attorney for the government's star witness trying to communicate with his client while he was on the stand Monday.

Jury hears Sen. Stevens curse on wiretapped callupdated: Mon Oct 06 2008 17:05:00

The jury in the corruption trial of Sen. Ted Stevens Monday heard the Alaska Republican use an obscenity to describe the Justice Department investigators pursuing him, as prosecutors played audio of government wiretaps as evidence against him.

Alaskans support Stevensupdated: Mon Oct 06 2008 17:05:00

In Alaska, Ted Stevens is still revered despite being on trial for corruption. CNN's Abbie Boudreau reports.

Judge declines to dismiss charges against Alaska senatorupdated: Thu Oct 02 2008 18:04:00

A federal judge Thursday rejected a motion by defense attorneys asking him to either to declare a mistrial in the criminal case against Sen. Ted Stevens or dismiss the indictment against him.

Senator's request for bill mere window-dressing, witness saysupdated: Wed Oct 01 2008 14:36:00

The Alaska oilman who bankrolled improvements to Sen. Ted Stevens' chalet testified Wednesday that Stevens requested a bill for some of the work, but he disregarded the request when told that "Ted's just covering his ass."

Star witness takes stand in Stevens trialupdated: Wed Oct 01 2008 04:41:00

The man who bankrolled most of the "free benefits" that Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens is accused of trying to hide took the stand at his trial Tuesday. Friend Turns on Sen. Stevens in Gift-Giving Trialupdated: Tue Sep 30 2008 17:00:00

A longtime friend of Sen. Ted Stevens has taken the stand as the star witness in the Alaska Republican's corruption trial Dispute Over Witness Disrupts Stevens Trialupdated: Mon Sep 29 2008 18:00:00

A behind-the-scenes move by prosecutors -- sending an ailing potential witness home to Alaska -- has angered a federal judge and given Sen. Ted Stevens an opening to renew allegations that the government isn't playing fair in his corruption case

Alaska senator asks corruption case be dismissedupdated: Mon Sep 29 2008 11:51:00

Sen. Ted Stevens, the Alaska Republican on trial for corruption, asked that his case be dismissed because the prosecution sent a key witness home with information that was not disclosed to the defense.

Alaska senator didn't know oil company paid bills, lawyer arguesupdated: Thu Sep 25 2008 16:04:00

U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens, the Alaska Republican on trial for corruption charges, did not know that an oil company was paying for improvements on his home, Stevens' defense attorney contended in opening statements Thursday.

Sen. Stevens on trialupdated: Thu Sep 25 2008 16:04:00

For the first time in two decades, a sitting senator is on trial. CNN's Kelli Arena reports.

Alaska senator on charges: 'I am innocent'updated: Wed Jul 30 2008 07:33:00

Sen. Ted Stevens declared his innocence Tuesday after his indictment on charges that he concealed hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of gifts and services from a company in his home state. The Republicans' Big Senate Fearupdated: Mon Oct 15 2007 14:00:00

Thanks to scandal and retirements, the GOP must now worry that Democrats could gain a filibuster-proof majority in 2008

Fortune: Jim Collins on Tough Callsupdated: Mon Jun 27 2005 00:01:00

When he's not out scaling mountains (he's a world-class rock climber), author Jim Collins eats, drinks, and sleeps business. So when FORTUNE senior writer Jerry Useem (a sometime Collins collaborat...

Fortune: The 10 Greatest CEOs Of All Time What these extraordinary leaders can teach today's troubled executives.updated: Mon Jul 21 2003 00:01:00

It's a familiar scene. An industry under fire. A congressional committee demanding answers. A corporate CEO called to testify.

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