In Wake of Stevens Vindication, Palin Calls for Begich to Step Down, Special Election in AK

by Benjamin Domenech on 1:03 am April 3, 2009

Gov. Sarah Palin (R-Alaska) called on Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska ) Thursday to step down from his seat and run in a special election in the wake of the Justice Department’s decision to drop corruption charges against former Sen. Ted Stevens (R-Alaska). Begich narrowly defeated Stevens in 2008, a contest overshadowed by Stevens’ October conviction.

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