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Alaska GOP Shaken by Corruption Inquiry

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Alaska GOP Shaken by Corruption Inquiry

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Alaska GOP Shaken by Corruption Inquiry

Alaska GOP Shaken by Corruption Inquiry

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A widening federal corruption inquiry has uncovered evidence linking some of Alaska's lawmakers to nearly a half-million dollars in bribes in exchange for their support on bills backed by energy companies.

Alaska's most prominent Republican, Sen. Ted Stevens, says the FBI wants to see some of his personal records.