Alaska’s Ted Stevens found guilty on all 7 counts

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By Erika Bolstad and Richard Mauer
McClatchy Newspapers
10/27/2008

WASHINGTON — A federal jury on Monday found Republican Sen. Ted Stevens guilty of lying on his financial disclosure forms, ending in disgrace the four-decade Senate career of a man whose imprint on Alaska dates to before statehood.

It’s the highest-profile felony conviction in a sweeping four-year federal investigation into corruption in Alaska politics, and an almost-unprecedented conviction by a jury of a sitting U.S. senator.

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via McClatchy Washington Bureau | 10/27/2008 | Alaska’s Ted Stevens found guilty on all 7 counts

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