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October 27, 2008

Breaking: GOP Senator Ted Stevens Guilty On All Counts

Guilty 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.

Update:

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:



and this:


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