Sarah and Ted's Excellent Adventure

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Clearly convicted felon Ted Stevens is more than just a guy from Sarah Palin's political neighborhood. What is the full extent of their relationship?

It goes back at least six years, with the two pairing up for a whirlwind, two-week campaign to get Frank Murkowski elected governor...

Anchorage Daily News

October 20, 2002 Sunday

...[Frank] Murkowski has called in the Republicans' old guard and a new star to give his campaign a lift in the final weeks.

U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens and Sarah Palin, the Wasilla mayor and former Republican lieutenant governor candidate, will begin two weeks of campaigning for Murkowski this weekend.

The pair's first stop in the Southcentral area is scheduled for Monday at Anchorage's annual City of Lights ceremony downtown. Tuesday they will be in Palmer and Girdwood. Wednesday they are scheduled to travel to Homer and Cordova. Thursday they will travel to Fairbanks and then to Kodiak.

Palin, who is at the end of her final term as Wasilla's mayor, narrowly lost the Republican primary race for lieutenant governor to Loren Leman on Aug. 27....