Wednesday, Jul 25, 2007, 3:28 am
Don Young Joins Fellow Alaska Republican Ted Stevens as Subject of Criminal Inquiry
John Wilke for the WSJ reports:
Rep. Don Young of Alaska, the former chairman of the House Transportation Committee, now is the subject of a continuing criminal inquiry involving possible political favors for a company in Alaska, people close to the case said. Sen. Ted Stevens of Alaska, the powerful former chairman of the Appropriations Committee and the longest-serving Senate Republican, is also now under criminal investigation, these people said.
Federal investigators are examining whether Rep. Young or Sen. Stevens accepted bribes, ...