Obama: Stevens Devoted Career to Alaskans, Troops

President Obama today paid tribute to former Senator Ted Stevens who was killed in plane crash Monday night north of Dillingham.

“A decorated World War II veteran, Senator Ted Stevens devoted his career to serving the people of Alaska and fighting for our men and women in uniform. ”

“Michelle and I extend our condolences to the entire Stevens family and to the families of those who perished alongside Senator Stevens in this terrible accident.”