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Probe: Backroom Deals Fueled Boeing Scandal

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Probe: Backroom Deals Fueled Boeing Scandal

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Probe: Backroom Deals Fueled Boeing Scandal

Probe: Backroom Deals Fueled Boeing Scandal

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A criminal investigation continues into activities surrounding the Air Force's $20-billion deal with Boeing for 100 air-refueling tankers. Scrutiny of Boeing's intense lobbying campaign has highlighted the pivotal role that former government officials play in securing giant federal contracts. NPR's John Ydstie reports.