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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Former Sen. Ted Stevens of Alaska was buried Tuesday at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.
One of the prosecutors who handled the corruption trial of Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens committed suicide over the weekend, according to his lawyer.
Former Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery on September 28, according to a statement from a Stevens family spokesman.
Fmr. Sen. Ted Stevens died in a plane crash in Alaska. A pilot talks about flying in and out of the area.
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.
Vice President Joe Biden speaks at former Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens' memorial service.
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.
The public will have a chance to pay their respects to former Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens Tuesday -- ahead of his funeral the next day.
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.
A memorial Mass for former Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens will be celebrated Monday at the Holy Family Cathedral in Anchorage.
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.
Aviation has given and aviation has taken away throughout Ted Stevens' adult life.
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.
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.
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.
Tea Party favorite Ken Buck thanks supporters after winning Colorado's Republican primary for the U.S. Senate.
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.
The politican, who was the longest-serving Republican senator, was 86
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.
Aviation gave and aviation took away throughout Ted Stevens' adult life.
Aviation has given and aviation has taken away throughout Ted Stevens' adult life.
The family of former Alaska Senator Ted Stevens releases a statement offering "their prayers for all of those on board."
Former Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens has died in a plane crash near Dillingham, Alaska, a source familiar with ongoing rescue efforts confirms to CNN.
CNN's Jeffrey Toobin says the reversal of Ted Stevens' case is humiliating for the Justice Department.
A federal judge on Tuesday set aside the conviction of Republican former Sen. Ted Stevens while excoriating the case's prosecutors.
Paul Steinhauser reports on the effort to drop federal charges against former Sen. Ted Stevens and the Minnesota Senate race.
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.
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.
November 27 may be Turkey Day in America, but in the world of politics, every day is turkey day.
CNN's Bill Schneider unveils his political all-star team for 2008, all turkeys.
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.
Despite his corruption conviction, Alaskan voters may return their long-serving Senator to Washington
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
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has joined other top Republicans in calling for convicted Sen. Ted Stevens to resign.
Sen. Ted Stevens insists he was wrongly convicted for lying about receiving gifts and home renovations.
Republican Sen. Ted Stevens is found guilty on all counts in his corruption trial. CNN's Kelli Arena reports.
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.
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?
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. Ted Stevens was convicted of seven corruption charges Monday in a trial that tainted the 40-year Senate career of Alaska's political patriarch
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
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.
The jury in the federal corruption trial of U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens of Alaska began deliberations Wednesday.
Prosecutors accused Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens on Tuesday of "believing he was above the law" when he allegedly failed to report extravagant gifts
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 grilled Sen. Ted Stevens on Monday about whether he accepted gifts as a lawmaker.
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 took the stand in his corruption trial Thursday afternoon and denied that he filed false financial forms with the Senate.
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.
Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch heaped praise Tuesday afternoon on indicted Sen. Ted Stevens, calling him "decent" and "honorable" in testimony at Stevens' trial.
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.
In Session's Jami Floyd has the Last Word on Alaska politics and the Sen. Ted Stevens scandal.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In Alaska, Ted Stevens is still revered despite being on trial for corruption. CNN's Abbie Boudreau reports.
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.
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."
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.
A longtime friend of Sen. Ted Stevens has taken the stand as the star witness in the Alaska Republican's corruption trial
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
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.
The embattled Alaska Senator faces a corruption trial this week; a look back at his storied career
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.
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.
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.
As if Sen. Ted Stevens didn't have enough problems, Sen. Barack Obama might add to them.
Alaska Republican Sen. Ted Stevens is accused of lying to investigators involving an energy company and lawmakers.
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.
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
Sen. Ted Stevens walks through the halls of Capitol Hill a day after being indicted on corruption charges.
Indicted Sen. Ted Stevens will make his first court appearance Thursday afternoon in Federal District Court in Washington, according to court records.
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.
Sen. Ted Stevens, indicted Tuesday on seven counts of making false statements on Senate financial disclosure forms, has a long history in the Senate.
CNN's Drew Griffin takes a look at a couple of obscure museums that members of Congress want federal taxpayers to fund.
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.
Thanks to scandal and retirements, the GOP must now worry that Democrats could gain a filibuster-proof majority in 2008
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.
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The Senate immigration compromise was effectively killed Thursday, failing to pass a critical procedural hurdle.
Here are some facts from tonight's broadcast that you might find interesting.
The identity of the blogosphere's "secret senator" has been revealed.
We call it the Play of the Week but for one senator, it was the play of a political lifetime.
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.
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.
Today's the day for forking over your taxes to the U.S. government, if you haven't already.
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