October 27, 2008
Breaking: GOP Senator Ted Stevens Guilty On All CountsGuilty on all counts, each carrying a maximum five years in prison and/or $150,000 fine.
So the 84-year old Stevens will now have to drop out of the race for the senate seat he's held for 40 years or continue to run as a felon.
Either way, good news for his opponent Mark Begich who will likely win this senate seat for the Democrats.
The Hill notes that Ted "Intertubes" Stevens is the longest serving Republican Senator in history. The GOP Senate mascot, if you will.
He's currently in a virtual tie with Democrat Mark Begich for his senate seat in blood red Alaska. Guess it won't be much of a tie now. Kiss this senate seat goodbye, GOP.
Oh, and here's Stevens with a special BFF:
More reactions at Memeorandum.
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