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The jury in the corruption trial of Sen. Ted Stevens Monday heard the Alaska Republican use an obscenity to describe the Justice Department investigators pursuing him, as prosecutors played audio of government wiretaps as evidence against him.

"I've never been up against a bunch like this one before," Stevens said in a September 2006 call, referring to prosecutors with the Justice Department's Public Integrity Section.

"I'm not getting much sleep. Maybe four hours, thinking about all this s--t coming down," he told Bill Allen, the former energy-company executive who is the government's star witness against Stevens. Read full article »

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