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  1. Richard Lipsky: Prosecutors are politicians, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New York Daily News

    ... regard, nothing serves as a cautionary tale better than the sad saga of the prosecution of the late Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens. In 2008 , the Department of Justice brought a fraudulent criminal case against Stevens and was able to convict the senator ...

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  2. The best first sentences in fiction - can you match the author with the sentence?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Oregonian

    Remember when the late Sen. Ted Stevens called the Internet a "series of tubes"? We all got a laugh out of that. Because, of course, it's actually a series of lists.

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  3. Senate Approves Keystone XL Bill; White House Reaffirms Veto ThreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Switched

    ... "The internet is not something you just dump something on. It's not a truck. It's a series of tubes." -Sen. Ted Stevens (R-Alaska), 2006 The "series of tubes" phrase subsequently became a pop cultural catchphrase--it even has its own Wikipedia page ...

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  4. DanehyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Tucson Weekly

    ... boutique called Moosellaneous - in the Anchorage, Alaska Airport. The airport is named for the late U.S. Senator Ted Stevens, the guy who used to believe that the Internet went through a series of tubes and who, tragically, died in a plane crash. I ...

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  5. To drill or not to drill? ANWR vs. the Arctic OceanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Point Lay. Sorry, Alaska. The state's best hope of opening ANWR may have come and gone a decade ago, with Sen. Ted Stevens at his most powerful and Republicans controlling the White House and both houses of Congress. Today, with America producing ...

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  6. Obama plans to block development in Arctic refuge; Alaska leaders irateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... the lawsuit, saying the authority to explore the area for development expired in 1987. Alaska's late Sen. Ted Stevens once complained he had become "clinically depressed" over his inability to get the coastal plain opened for drilling, even when ...

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  7. Obama plans to block ANWR development; Alaska leaders irateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Department is fighting the lawsuit, saying the authority to explore the area expired in 1987. Alaska's late Sen. Ted Stevens once complained he had become "clinically depressed" over his inability to get the coastal plain opened for drilling, even ...

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  8. Obama: No oil drilling on Alaska's Coastal PlainRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... by a filibuster threat organized by Sens. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., and Joe Lieberman, I-Conn. A furious Sen. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, threw a fit on the Senate floor and threatened to campaign against Cantwell. Now, nine years later, Sen. Murkowski ...

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  9. Let me count the waysRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 25 | Wilson's Almanac

    ... federal spending in Alaska was 38 percent above the national average. Thanks to the late Republican Senator Ted Stevens, who was Senate appropriations chief for several years, and to the military, which keeps expanding its bases here, Alaska's share ...

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  10. Arctic refugeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | The Washington Post

    ... approved exploration and production on the coastal plain. Then a second effort by Murkowski and the late senator Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) to open the non-wilderness portion of ANWR to development in 2005 fell just short of the votes needed because of ...

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  11. Exclusive: DOJ's Public Integrity chief departing for #2 post in U.S. Attorney office in NashvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | New York Daily News

    ... overhaul the Public Integrity Section , then reeling over alleged misconduct in the prosecution of the late Sen. Ted Stevens of Alaska, Jack Smith is taking the rare step of moving to a more junior position. Sources said Smith, an aggressive , ...

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  12. Sullivan starts committee work with a pile-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... on a very regular basis," says Washington lobbyist David C. Russell, a former chief of staff to the late Sen. Ted Stevens. "Also, the Senate's rules encourage committees to meet in the mornings, so scheduling conflicts tend to stack up in the early ...

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  13. Sullivan Starts Committee Work With a Pile-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | APRN

    ... on a very regular basis," says Washington lobbyist David C. Russell, a former chief of staff to the late Sen. Ted Stevens. "Also, the Senate's rules encourage committees to meet in the mornings, so scheduling conflicts tend to stack up in the early ...

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  14. Ohio congressman climbs back into McKinley name change battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... No hearings are necessary and approval of the bill is not required, according to the board. The late Sen. Ted Stevens once tried to put a time limit on this tactic, but failed. So members of the Alaska delegation introduce competing bills to change ...

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  15. James Morhard Survived the Plane Crash that Killed Sen. Ted StevensRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Roll Call

    Deputy Senate SAA James W. Morhard had a harrowing near-death experience in 2010, as a passenger on then-Sen. Ted Stevens' plane. He narrowly survived a crash in the mountains of Alaska that killed the Republican senator, his former boss, and four others.

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  16. EDITORIAL: Questions for Loretta Lynch, nominee for. U.S. attorney generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Washington Times

    ... to prosecutorial ambition. The infamous prosecution - persecution may be a more accurate word - of the late Sen. Ted Stevens of Alaska is an abiding shame of the government. Federal prosecutors withheld exculpatory evidence, and an independent ...

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  17. Judge Emmet G. Sullivan Slams Brakes on Another Prosecutorial OverreachRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | The New York Observer

    In a ruling on Friday, federal Judge Emmet G. Sullivan ruled that Rule 17 "subpoenas were just a fishing expedition" for additional evidence, and cut the prosecutors' line. We have written before in praise of D.C. federal Judge Emmet G. Sullivan -the judge who named a special prosecutor to investigate the Department of Justice following its corrupted prosecution of former Alaska Senator Ted Stevens.

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  18. Shannyn Moore: Senate energy chair Murkowski wins one for the CanadiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Ramming through a gift for the Canadians and the oil companies -- the Keystone pipeline. Former U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens said, "To hell with politics, just do what's right for Alaska!" I didn't always agree with him, but he was absolutely right on ...

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  19. Flying through history: Rare planes continue to fly Alaska skiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... United States Army Air Force pilots participating in the China-Burma-India Theater, including former Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens, were given the task of flying supplies from India to China in order to help the Chinese stave off Japanese forces. To do ...

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  20. Senate energy chair Murkowski wins one for the CanadiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Ramming through a gift for the Canadians and the oil companies -- the Keystone pipeline. Former U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens said, "To hell with politics, just do what's right for Alaska!" I didn't always agree with him, but he was absolutely right on ...

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