Sen. Stevens Pleads Not Guilty, Trial Date Is Set

Law360, New York (August 1, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Sen. Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) pled not guilty Thursday to concealing more than $250,000 in gifts from an oil industry contractor and was granted a trial date next month as he hopes to clear his name before this fall’s general election.

At his arraignment at U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia Stevens entered a not guilty plea to a grand jury indictment alleging he made false statements related to more than $250,000 in home renovations and other gifts he received from the now defunct VECO...
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