Sen. Ted Stevens (R-AK) appears at a Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, Tuesday, July 29, 2008. Stevens, the longest-serving Republican in the U.S. Senate and one of the chamber's most powerful members, was indicted Tuesday in Washington, a result of a year-long investigation into corruption in Alaska politics. The 7-count indictment comes nearly one year after federal agents raided Stevens' home in Girdwood, a resort town about 40 miles south of Anchorage. (Chuck Kennedy/MCT)
Sen. Ted Stevens (R-AK) appears at a Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, Tuesday, July 29, 2008. Stevens, the longest-serving Republican in the U.S. Senate and one of the chamber's most powerful members, was indicted Tuesday in Washington, a result of a year-long investigation into corruption in Alaska politics. The 7-count indictment comes nearly one year after federal agents raided Stevens' home in Girdwood, a resort town about 40 miles south of Anchorage. (Chuck Kennedy/MCT) MCT
Sen. Ted Stevens (R-AK) appears at a Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, Tuesday, July 29, 2008. Stevens, the longest-serving Republican in the U.S. Senate and one of the chamber's most powerful members, was indicted Tuesday in Washington, a result of a year-long investigation into corruption in Alaska politics. The 7-count indictment comes nearly one year after federal agents raided Stevens' home in Girdwood, a resort town about 40 miles south of Anchorage. (Chuck Kennedy/MCT) MCT

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