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Alaskans Adjust to Life Without 'Uncle Ted'
|Contributor||Barack O-blame-a |
|Last Edited||Barack O-blame-a May 25, 2009 06:39pm|
|Media||TV News - FOX News|
|News Date||Tuesday, May 26, 2009 12:00:00 AM UTC0:0|
|Description||Call it the reckoning. |
Alaskans knew the day would come when Ted Stevens would no longer be in Congress to funnel billions of dollars back to their state. Now those fears are being realized.
Stevens was defeated in November after being convicted on corruption charges -- and although those charges were later tossed out, Stevens is still out of the Senate where he exerted his influence for decades.