Looks Like Felon Ted Stevens will be Re-Elected...

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    Looks Like Felon Ted Stevens will be Re-Elected...

    Aren't Republicans the ones that say they vote out their own when they are convicted of a crime?
     
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    This is the same sewer that gave us Sara Palin.
     
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    Alaskans know Stevens will resign the seat, they want to keep the US Senate seat in Republican control, probably for Sarah Palin herself.
     
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    According to Stevens, he hasn't been convicted because the conviction is under appeal. According to his supporters, he hasn't been convicted because the trial was run by "outsiders" (non-Alaskans). If he does prevail, and returns to the Senate, it would likely be his last term, and he's lost credibility.
     
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    According to Stevens, he hasn't been convicted because the conviction is under appeal. According to his supporters, he hasn't been convicted because the trial was run by "outsiders" (non-Alaskans). If he does prevail, and returns to the Senate, it would likely be his last term, and he's lost credibility.
     
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    According to Stevens, he hasn't been convicted because the conviction is under appeal. According to his supporters, he hasn't been convicted because the trial was run by "outsiders" (non-Alaskans). If he does prevail, and returns to the Senate, it would likely be his last term, and he's lost credibility.
     
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    One more time.

    This is the same SEWER that gave birth to Palin's political career.
     
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    [Quote]One more time.

    This is the same SEWER that gave birth to Palin's political career.[/Quote]

    One more time. Palin cleaned up some of the sewer politics in her state. More than Obama ever did in corrupt Chicago politics .

    Palin came to prominence because she uncovered corruption in her own Republican Party, and she successfully ran for Governor as a reformer against an incumbent Republican.
     
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    The issue is simple. Ted Steven's will win, he's not the first nor last long time Senator/Congressman who gets elected while under indicted or appealing a conviction. He will resign or be removed by early next year. Palin will take his seat, she'll spend 2 years in the Senate, move to the center, assess Obama's popularity if strong she'll defer, if there is Jimmy Carter like buyers remorse she'll announce she is running for President. She will now be just as savvy on international issues as Barack Obama was when he started his amazing journey to be President.
     
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    Ted Stevens claims he hasn't been convicted because the case is under appeal. More than likely he'll win, resign, and they'll hold a special election. It would be interesting to see if Palin ran. (In Alaska, the governor doesn't appoint a replacement.)

     
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    Okay, this board is f'd up...my post was only meant ot appear ONCE!
     
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    [Quote]Alaskans know Stevens will resign the seat, they want to keep the US Senate seat in Republican control, probably for Sarah Palin herself. [/Quote]

    This post makes the most sense to me, especially since Stevens is 84 years old.
     
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    I think that the calim would be that they get thrown out or resign in some manner, not that they do not get re-elected like Diane Wilkerson or Barney Frank or Ted Kennedy after they commit crimes.

    Ted will get thrown out with the support of other Republican Senators as he should be.

    You should also realize that when it comes to the vote, many Alaskans could have voted early before Ted was convicted. Certainly enough to effect the margin of victory which was small for him.
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    Technicality here, but I don't think Barney Frank was criminally charged, and Ted Kennedy wasn't. I think Ted Stevens should have retired, he'll likely resign if the conviction stands, then they have to hold a special election to pick someone new.

     
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    With any luck Ted Stevens will go to jail but not resign. If that happens, the Democrats should vote AGAINST his expulsion from the Senate, because Ted won't be able to make it in to vote against cloture. No more filibusters!
     
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    If Stevens refuses to resign, the Senate can expel him. It would take a 2/3 majority, and it has only been done 15 times, but it can happen.
     
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    You are right about Teddy and Barney. No convictions for any crime nor any expulsions. That's wata unda the bridge so no point in describing Ted's horrible ability to drive a cah. Men of fine character regardless of how they behave since they are liberals from MA.

    I doubt that the Kennedys ever would do anything at Hyannisport like Ted Stevens did with his home. No NEVER.
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    Men of fine character do stupid things now and then. They were far younger than Ted Stevens is when these things happened, and not much older than GWB's DUI, which he claims was "youthful indiscretion", though he was 30. Ted Stevens was in his 70s at least when this work on his house was done. He's been in the Senate for 40 years. He can't claim he doesn't know the rules of the Senate. Perhaps he thinks they no longer apply to him??

     
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    Many good thoughts. Ridiculous that he was re-elected, but to quote others, likely the GOP in AK is as bad as the Dem here in MA. Stevens' conviction will likely be upheld or a new trial and a new conviction either way he is damaged and Palin is the likely the successor. The AK GOP likely did want to hold the seat especially when Obama looked like the easy winner by 9pm. As for filibusters, I do believe those seeking cloture need 60 votes, not those seeking to keep debate open need 40. Big difference.
     
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    Looks Like Felon Ted Stevens will be Re-Elected...

    [Quote]sorry MovieFan, I just couldn't resist.



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    No problem at all.

    Happy Thanksgiving!
     
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    Looks Like Felon Ted Stevens will be Re-Elected...

    uuuummmmm


    STEVENS LOST!!!
     

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