publication date: Monday, April 20, 2009 (part of Round XXXIX)

category: Government

clue: If you want to bribe me for the answer, you'll have to send payment through a series of tubes.

explanation: Stevens was a U.S. Senator from Alaska who lost re-election after a bribery scandal. His description of the Internet as a "series of tubes" was widely ridiculed. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Ryan Dunn, Sarah Kyle, Jason Lemler, and Vicki Moore


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