U.S. Senator Ted Stevens was convicted of all seven felony charges of failing to report gifts from a company in his home state of Alaska, a possibly fatal blow to the career of the Senate's longest-serving Republican.
Stevens, 84, was convicted in Washington of making false statements on his Senate financial disclosure forms. He was accused of hiding more than $250,000 in home renovations and other gifts from Veco Corp., an Alaska oil-services company, Bill Allen, the company's founder, and other friends
So, the 84 year old Bridge to Nowhere Senator is goin' down...
what about all of the legal payola on the hill? What about the corporate lobbyists running the country?
Just browse Open Secrets to see the legal buying of Congress. One should be more amazed that someone would bother to be corrupt illegally since they are so many legal ways to be a crook.