** FILE ** An American flag flies at half-staff over the Capitol in Washington on Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010, in honor of former Sen. Ted Stevens, who died in a plane crash in Alaska two days before. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Photo by: Alex Brandon

** FILE ** An American flag flies at half-staff over the Capitol in Washington on Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010, in honor of former Sen. Ted Stevens, who died in a plane crash in Alaska two days before. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)