“In 2008, the Justice Department took the unusual step of indicting a sitting United States senator. Prosecutors described the senator, Ted Stevens, an Alaska Republican, as a crafty politician who concealed the expensive gifts that had been lavished upon him [...]
As federal prosecutors plan corruption charges against Senator Robert Menendez of New Jersey, comparisons are being made to the unsuccessful prosecution of Senator Ted Stevens.
Attorney Steven Wise is on a crusade to prove that, as a matter of law, chimps are people too. For that matter, so are dolphins, elephants, gorillas and orcas. Wise made his argument at the TED Conference that wrapped up in Vancouver, Canada on Friday. “I had to invent the field of animal...
Bill Smitrovich (Ted) has booked a series regular role on CBS' multi-cam comedy pilot Happy Life (fka Joe Time). It centers on Joe (Steven Weber), a family man who struggles with the fact that all the people around him are pursuing their dreams and enjoying their lives more than he is. Show More Summary
Sabrina Roach and Inye Wokoma hold up the spiffy logo for the new "Upgrade Seattle" campaign at a recent launch event. Upgrade Seattle In the immortal words of former Republican Senator Ted Stevens, "the Internet is not a big truck."...Show More Summary
Two Justice Department prosecutors who were suspended for withholding evidence during the 2008 corruption trial against former senator Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) have won their appeals from a federal panel that reviews discipline against civil servants. Show More Summary
(Steven Hayward) I was ten years ago that I spent an evening with Ted Turner up at his enormo buffalo ranch outside Bozeman, Montana—a tale I recalled on NoLeftTurns. In a sentence, Turner is as big a barking loon as you’d expect, but he is funny as hell and hard not to like in the ordinary way. He’s also dedicated to the idea that humanity has less than 50 years to go.
Inspectors with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Service made an unusual discovery at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport in September: more than 200 live baby turtles. Because ofShow More Summary
If you'd asked me three or four years ago who the most endangered Democratic incumbents in 2014 would be, I'd have guessed Mark Begich and Kay Hagan. Begich, after all, won in 2008 only by the skin of his teeth against Ted Stevens, who'd...Show More Summary
Alaska Dispatch News, IRS Regulations Prevent Sleeping Pods at Anchorage Airport: Plans to install sleeping pods at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport have been grounded by, of all things, Internal Revenue Service codes. The pods, which were planned for the airport's C concourse, would have contained two to three bunks...
In this episode of Gweek, I spoke with Ted Adams the head of IDW, which publishes high-quality reproductions of original comic book art by greats such as Dave Stevens, Jack Kirby, Wally Wood, and Frank Frazetta. Brought to you by Stamps.com -- get a $110 sign-up bonus with the offer code GWEEK! Read the rest
Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens, exiting courthouse after being found guilty of corruption charges. So how shocked are you that the nation's most corrupt states also happen to be some of the GOP's most reliable states? An academic study of public...Show More Summary
The Alaska Bypass was created 33 years ago by the late senator Ted Stevens (R-Alaska), a system that requires the U.S. Postal Service to ship groceries and other consumer goods to the remote outposts known as the bush. But as the Postal Service loses billions of dollars a year, the program, with its winners and losers, is coming […]
Steven Levy‘s joining Medium to edit its new technology site. “Levy is the highest-profile writer to join Medium full time,” notes David Carr. (nytimes.com) | (medium.com) David Sirota and Ted Rall are out at Pando Daily. (facebook.com) | (gawker.com) Chicago Tribune expands its Opinion section. (chicagotribune.com) | (robertfeder.com) Gawker (apparently) is … Read More
No, a different rabid anti-gay group. No, not that one either... the Texas one... Hey look, it's Ted Cruz. Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz spoke at an anti-gay marriage rally on Thursday hosted by Steven Hotze, a controversial doctorShow More Summary
Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz Cruz spoke at an anti-gay marriage rally on Thursday hosted by Steven Hotze, a controversial doctor who has told women that birth control would make them unappealing to men and has warned that equality for gays would be a stepping stone to child molestation. Show More Summary
A new book about prosecutorial misconduct opens with a grisly story about the suicide of Nicholas Marsh, a prosecutor involved in the botched case against Senator Ted Stevens. Marsh, 37, was being investigated for possible misconduct in the Stevens case when he slashed his wrists and hanged himself in Washington, D.C. Show More Summary
Retired Justice John Paul Stevens, once the leader of the Supreme Court's liberal wing, received praise from an unexpected source when he appeared before a Senate committee Wednesday to discuss campaign-finance law: Sen. Ted Cruz, the tea-party firebrand from Texas.
Newark Museum Director and Chief Executive Officer Steven Kern has announced the appointment of Sonnet Takahisa as Deputy Director of Education, succeeding Ted Lind who retired in 2013. ?Sonnet brings an impressive record of innovation to the Newark Museum,? Kern said. Show More Summary
ROLL CALL: FBI Agent ‘Severely Disciplined’ for Misconduct in Ted Stevens Case, Director Says. FBI Director James Comey told a Senate subcommittee Thursday that an agent faced discipline for conduct related to the investigation of late Sen. Ted Stevens. Comey was ready for a line of questioning from Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski about the FBI’s [...]