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Senator Stevens found guilty; what does it mean for the election?

Today, Alaska Senator Ted Stevens was convicted of seven charges of corruption. He said, “I’m not stepping down,” but what does it mean for the November 4th election, and especially the minor party candidates in that election? It certainly does not bode well for Stevens, who is up for reelection.

The leading minor party candidate, Alaskan Independence Party candidate Bob Bird, was optimistic:

What I no longer need to guess about is that this campaign for the Senate is
going to start gaining attention.
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