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Justice Dept. probe finds misconduct by prosecutors in Stevens trialupdated: Thu May 24 2012 18:50:00

A long-awaited Justice Department report by the internal watchdog unit that monitors the ethics of Justice attorneys found that two of the federal prosecutors in the corruption case against Sen. Ted Stevens were guilty of "reckless professional misconduct" but that their misdeeds were not intentional.

Court-appointed counsel issues report harshly critical of Stevens prosecutorsupdated: Thu Mar 15 2012 18:18:00

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.

Senators pounce on Holder over report on Ted Stevens prosecutionupdated: Thu Mar 08 2012 19:17:00

Attorney General Eric Holder Thursday ran into unexpected bipartisan opposition on Capitol Hill over the Justice Department's failure to release its report on the alleged misconduct of the prosecutors who mishandled the prosecution of the late Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens.

Probe finds prosecutorial misconduct at Stevens corruption trialupdated: Mon Nov 21 2011 13:34:00

The lawyer appointed to investigate the conduct of the U.S. attorney's office in Washington during the corruption trial of former Alaska Senator Ted Stevens "is not recommending any prosecution for criminal contempt," a federal judge said Monday.

Investigators fail to find firm cause in crash that killed Ted Stevensupdated: Tue May 24 2011 16:52:00

Federal accident investigators admitted Tuesday they don't really know what caused the deadly crash in Alaska last year of a plane carrying former U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens. The longtime Republican was among five people killed, including the pilot, who was taking a group to a fishing camp in the rugged Alaskan terrain.

Stevens buried at Arlington National Cemeteryupdated: Tue Sep 28 2010 14:57:00

Former Sen. Ted Stevens of Alaska was buried Tuesday at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.

Lawyer: Prosecutor in former Sen. Ted Stevens' trial commits suicideupdated: Mon Sep 27 2010 15:40:00

One of the prosecutors who handled the corruption trial of Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens committed suicide over the weekend, according to his lawyer.

Stevens to be buried at Arlington National Cemeteryupdated: Fri Aug 27 2010 12:27:00

Former Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery on September 28, according to a statement from a Stevens family spokesman.

Flying conditions of fatal Alaska flightupdated: Wed Aug 25 2010 10:33:00

Fmr. Sen. Ted Stevens died in a plane crash in Alaska. A pilot talks about flying in and out of the area.

NTSB: Impact in Alaska crash affected emergency signalupdated: Wed Aug 25 2010 10:33:00

Searchers looking for the airplane that slammed into the side of a tree-covered Alaskan mountainside earlier this month couldn't detect an emergency locator signal after the impact damaged the craft's transmitter, according to a federal report released on Wednesday.

Biden: You could always count on Stevensupdated: Thu Aug 19 2010 06:23:00

Vice President Joe Biden speaks at former Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens' memorial service.

Stevens remembered as champion of Alaska at his funeralupdated: Thu Aug 19 2010 06:23:00

Hundreds of people filled Anchorage Baptist Temple on Wednesday to pay their respects to former Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens, who was overwhelmingly remembered by speakers at the service as a man who embodied the state.

Public viewing for former Alaska Sen. Stevens set for Tuesdayupdated: Tue Aug 17 2010 02:53:00

The public will have a chance to pay their respects to former Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens Tuesday -- ahead of his funeral the next day.

13-year-old survivor of plane crash released from Alaska hospitalupdated: Mon Aug 16 2010 06:37:00

The youngest survivor of a plane crash that killed former Sen. Ted Stevens last week has been released from a hospital in Alaska, according to his family.

Church plans memorial Mass for Stevens; official funeral set for later in weekupdated: Mon Aug 16 2010 06:21:00

A memorial Mass for former Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens will be celebrated Monday at the Holy Family Cathedral in Anchorage.

Henry: Stevens was no saint but his word was his bondupdated: Thu Aug 12 2010 12:47:00

I was one nervous little cub reporter when I had my first sit-down interview with Sen. Ted Stevens way back in June 1997, shortly after he had taken over as chairman of the powerful Appropriations Committee.

Alaska has had long love affair with Stevensupdated: Thu Aug 12 2010 08:05:00

Aviation has given and aviation has taken away throughout Ted Stevens' adult life.

Two senators to return briefly to pass border billupdated: Wed Aug 11 2010 14:07:00

Two of the nation's 100 U.S. senators will return Thursday from their August recess to give the chamber's unanimous consent for $600 million in emergency funding to help secure the U.S.-Mexico border.

Rescuers battled weather, terrain at Alaska crash siteupdated: Wed Aug 11 2010 13:07:00

Alaska Air National Guard Rescuers had to slog for hours through rain, fog and wind to reach the site of the plane crash that killed former Sen. Ted Stevens and four others near Dillingham, Alaska.

GOP victories this fall not guaranteedupdated: Wed Aug 11 2010 09:36:00

Trying to read the tea leaves and predict elections this year is a gut-wrenching exercise in futility. And my party's march to Election Day glory is having a lot of bumps along the way.

Ken Buck gets GOP nod in Coloradoupdated: Wed Aug 11 2010 09:36:00

Tea Party favorite Ken Buck thanks supporters after winning Colorado's Republican primary for the U.S. Senate.

Passengers aboard fatal flight included lobbyists, childrenupdated: Tue Aug 10 2010 21:55:00

The Alaska Department of Public Safety Tuesday released the names of those killed and injured in the airplane crash that took the life of former U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens. David Morris, spokesman for the GCI telecommunications company, explained who was aboard the plane.

People.com: Former Alaska Senator Ted Stevens Killed in Plane Crashupdated: Tue Aug 10 2010 19:48:00

The politican, who was the longest-serving Republican senator, was 86

Former Sen. Ted Stevens rememberedupdated: Tue Aug 10 2010 19:02:00

Former U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens of Alaska was killed in a plane crash Monday. Stevens served more time in the U.S. Senate than any Republican in history.

Ted Stevens a towering figure in Alaskaupdated: Tue Aug 10 2010 15:20:00

Aviation gave and aviation took away throughout Ted Stevens' adult life.

Alaska has had long love affair with Ted Stevensupdated: Tue Aug 10 2010 14:49:00

Aviation has given and aviation has taken away throughout Ted Stevens' adult life.

Stevens' family statement on crashupdated: Tue Aug 10 2010 14:49:00

The family of former Alaska Senator Ted Stevens releases a statement offering "their prayers for all of those on board."

Former U.S. senator killed in Alaska plane crashupdated: Tue Aug 10 2010 14:43:00

Former Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens has died in a plane crash near Dillingham, Alaska, a source familiar with ongoing rescue efforts confirms to CNN.

'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.

Commentary: Time for Coleman to concedeupdated: Tue Jan 27 2009 17:32:00

You know you're low when you have lower ethical standards than a convicted felon, but that's where former Sen. Norm Coleman finds himself.

Here they are -- the Top 10 Political Turkeys of 2008updated: Thu Nov 27 2008 10:12:00

November 27 may be Turkey Day in America, but in the world of politics, every day is turkey day.

Political turkeys of the yearupdated: Thu Nov 27 2008 10:12:00

CNN's Bill Schneider unveils his political all-star team for 2008, all turkeys.

Stevens concedes Alaska Senate raceupdated: Wed Nov 19 2008 16:39:00

Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens, the Republican lawmaker convicted on felony corruption charges in October, officially conceded the Senate race to Democrat Mark Begich on Wednesday.

Time.com: Ted Stevens Sins, And (Likely) Winsupdated: Wed Nov 05 2008 08:00:00

Despite his corruption conviction, Alaskan voters may return their long-serving Senator to Washington

Time.com: 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

Top Republicans call for Sen. Stevens to resignupdated: Wed Oct 29 2008 11:31:00

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has joined other top Republicans in calling for convicted Sen. Ted Stevens to resign.

What's next for Sen. Stevens?updated: Wed Oct 29 2008 11:31:00

Sen. Ted Stevens insists he was wrongly convicted for lying about receiving gifts and home renovations.

Sen. Stevens found guiltyupdated: Tue Oct 28 2008 22:31:00

Republican Sen. Ted Stevens is found guilty on all counts in his corruption trial. CNN's Kelli Arena reports.

Top GOP call on Stevens to resignupdated: Tue Oct 28 2008 22:31:00

John McCain and Sarah Palin on Tuesday called on Sen. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, to resign, a day after the veteran Alaska lawmaker was convicted on federal corruption charges.

Time.com: Can Ted Stevens Still Win Alaska?updated: Tue Oct 28 2008 08:00:00

After being found guilty on seven counts of felony for accepting improper gifts, can Alaska Senator Ted Stevens still win his bid for re-election?

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."

Time.com: 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

Time.com: Deliberations Halted in Alaska Senator Trialupdated: Fri Oct 24 2008 13:25:00

A judge ordered a one- to two-day halt to jury deliberations in Sen. Ted Stevens' corruption trial Friday. The setback could delay a verdict until after Election Day

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.

Time.com: Lawyers Grill Stevens at Trialupdated: Tue Oct 21 2008 20:00:00

Prosecutors accused Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens on Tuesday of "believing he was above the law" when he allegedly failed to report extravagant gifts

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.

Prosecutors grill Stevens as trial comes to a closeupdated: Mon Oct 20 2008 15:43:00

Prosecutors grilled Sen. Ted Stevens on Monday about whether he accepted gifts as a lawmaker.

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.

Colin Powell testifies Stevens' word is 'sterling'updated: Sat Oct 11 2008 08:38:00

Former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell testified in Sen. Ted Stevens' corruption trial Friday, saying the Republican from Alaska has a "sterling" character.

Last Word: Corruptionupdated: Sat Oct 11 2008 08:38:00

In Session's Jami Floyd has the Last Word on Alaska politics and the Sen. Ted Stevens scandal.

Inouye serves as character witness in Stevens' corruption trialupdated: Thu Oct 09 2008 19:44:00

U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii testified Thursday that he has never known Sen. Ted Stevens to tell a lie during their 40 years of service together in the Senate.

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.

Time.com: 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

Time.com: 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.

Time.com: Sen. Ted Stevensupdated: Thu Sep 25 2008 22:00:00

The embattled Alaska Senator faces a corruption trial this week; a look back at his storied career

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.

Veteran senator's future on the line at trialupdated: Wed Sep 24 2008 20:52:00

The political future of one of the powerhouses of the U.S. Senate will most likely rest in the hands of a Washington jury that will begin hearing the corruption case against him Thursday morning.

Judge in Sen. Stevens trial rejects take-home jury questionnaireupdated: Thu Aug 07 2008 15:43:00

Prosecutors wanted to speed up the weeding out of unqualified jurors in the federal corruption trial of Sen. Ted Stevens of Alaska, but a judge Thursday rejected their request to mail questionnaires along with jury summonses.

Presidential vote could help Dems get 'magic' Senate majorityupdated: Mon Aug 04 2008 21:30:00

As if Sen. Ted Stevens didn't have enough problems, Sen. Barack Obama might add to them.

Sen. Ted Stevens indictedupdated: Thu Jul 31 2008 19:22:00

Alaska Republican Sen. Ted Stevens is accused of lying to investigators involving an energy company and lawmakers.

Indicted Alaska senator pleads not guiltyupdated: Thu Jul 31 2008 19:22:00

Indicted Sen. Ted Stevens of Alaska pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges of scheming to conceal thousands of dollars worth of gifts from an oil-services company.

Time.com: Sen. Stevens Faces Arraignmentupdated: Thu Jul 31 2008 07:00:00

Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens is due in federal court to answer charges that he lied about hundreds of thousands of dollars in gifts from an oil services contractor

Stevens under fireupdated: Wed Jul 30 2008 16:59:00

Sen. Ted Stevens walks through the halls of Capitol Hill a day after being indicted on corruption charges.

Indicted senator to appear in court Thursdayupdated: Wed Jul 30 2008 11:47:00

Indicted Sen. Ted Stevens will make his first court appearance Thursday afternoon in Federal District Court in Washington, according to court records.

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.

Stevens' Senate career hurt by 'bridge to nowhere'updated: Tue Jul 29 2008 15:57:00

Sen. Ted Stevens, indicted Tuesday on seven counts of making false statements on Senate financial disclosure forms, has a long history in the Senate.

Museums of congressional porkupdated: Mon Jan 28 2008 17:38:00

CNN's Drew Griffin takes a look at a couple of obscure museums that members of Congress want federal taxpayers to fund.

Pulling pork can be unappetizingupdated: Mon Jan 28 2008 17:38:00

Most members of Congress call them earmarks. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tried to get them called "legislatively directed spending." But for almost every American taxpayer I've run into over the last year, it's called "pork" and it's not very tasty.

Time.com: 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

FBI searches U.S. senator's home amid corruption probeupdated: Mon Jul 30 2007 22:36:00

FBI and Internal Revenue Service agents searched the Alaska home of longtime Sen. Ted Stevens on Monday amid a corruption probe that already has snared two oil-company executives and a state lobbyist.

Senate Cloture Vote on Immigration Reform 6/28updated: Thu Jun 28 2007 13:01:00

As compiled through Senate LIS by the Senate Bill Clerk under the direction of the Secretary of the Senate.

The Senate immigration vote: How they votedupdated: Thu Jun 28 2007 11:53:00

The Senate immigration compromise was effectively killed Thursday, failing to pass a critical procedural hurdle.

Senators who switched vote on clotureupdated: Tue Jun 26 2007 18:21:00

Here are some facts from tonight's broadcast that you might find interesting.

Sen. Stevens is 'the secret senator'updated: Wed Aug 30 2006 15:06:00

The identity of the blogosphere's "secret senator" has been revealed.

Stevens leads fight for oil drillingupdated: Fri Mar 18 2005 14:27:00

We call it the Play of the Week but for one senator, it was the play of a political lifetime.

A pork festivalupdated: Mon Nov 29 2004 14:37:00

One reason the $388 billion spending measure that Congress rushed to approve by Thanksgiving is 3,320 pages long is that lawmakers have stuffed it with pork-barrel prizes.

Stevens: He made us believe in that 'shining city'updated: Wed Jun 09 2004 20:46:00

After the casket of former President Ronald Reagan arrived at the U.S. Capitol Rotunda, Vice President Dick Cheney, House Speaker Dennis Hastert and Sen. Ted Stevens of Alaska, the president pro tempore of the Senate, spoke briefly.

CNNMoney: Where the money goesupdated: Thu Apr 15 2004 14:42:00

Today's the day for forking over your taxes to the U.S. government, if you haven't already.

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