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Ensign calls for Stevens to resign

From MSNBC's Adam Verdugo
Sen. John Ensign, the head of the National Republican Senatorial Committee and the man in charge of keeping the Democrats from reaching a 60-seat majority, told Norah O'Donnell on MSNBC today that Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens (R-AK) should step down.
 
"Sen. Stevens should do the right thing and resign."
 
Sen. Ensign joins a list of high profile senate Republicans to call for Stevens' resignation. "The statesman-like thing for Sen. Stevens would be to resign," he continued. "I'd like to see a special election in the state of Alaska, so they can actually choose between a Republican and Democrat."
 
"This was unfortunate, obviously, timing."