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Rep. Don Young racks up $1.2 million in legal fees this year.

By Ryan Powers  

"Rep. Don Young racks up $1.2 million in legal fees this year."

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A review of campaign filings through July 2008 conducted by Roll Call finds that “a quarter of House lawmakers reported spending on legal fees in the first half of 2008.” The review found that Rep. Don Young (R-AK), “spent the most on legal costs in the current cycle, shelling out more than $1.2 million.” “Prosecutors have reportedly been looking at whether Young took bribes, illegal gratuities or unreported gifts from Veco,” an Alaskan oil services company with close ties to indicted Sen. Ted Stevens.

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