Alaskans have mixed reactions to Stev...

Alaskans have mixed reactions to Stevens' case

There are 1 comment on the TwinCities.com story from Apr 2, 2009, titled Alaskans have mixed reactions to Stevens' case. In it, TwinCities.com reports that:

Julie Pederson said she always believed her longtime neighbor, former U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens, was the victim of a witch hunt and innocent of corruption charges brought against him by the Justice Department.

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“Free and Fair Elections”

Since: Jan 09

Zumbrota, MN

#1 Apr 2, 2009
Poor strategy led to Stevens losing his re-election bid. Given how close the election was only a couple weeks after multiple felony convictions, it is very likely that he would have won if only under indictment.

This is another example of the Bush Justice Department's ineptness. IMHO, to paint Stevens as a victim is incorrect, but he can spend his retirement without the threat of jail time.

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