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Alaska 1st District Representative Don Young (R)
Don Young (R) - US Rep for Alaska's At-Large Congressional District
One of Most Corrupt Members of US Congress



In 2006, inserted a $10 million earmark into a transportation bill (after it passed Congress, but before President Bush signed it into law) for a Florida highway interchange that would benefit one of his campaign contributors
  • During "bill enrollment" process intended for technical/punctuation corrections
  • FBI investigation into earmark revealed Young and wife used campaign funds for personal expenses like meals and dry cleaning
  • Investigated by House Ethics Committee for using campaign funds for personal expenses, failing to disclose gifts, making false statements

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