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Ted Stevens’ Golden Parachute

 by Bennett Gordon


Tags: Politics, Ted Stevens, corrpution, jail, pensions,

Alaska Senator Ted Stevens may serve jail time because of his ill-begotten home renovations, but how much is the Senate going to pay him for his troubles? Stevens will continue to receive a check for some $10,000 each month from the government, Ken Silverstein writes for Harper’s, a pension that Stevens will keep even if he goes to jail.