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The jury in the federal corruption trial of U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens of Alaska began deliberations Wednesday.

The Republican is charged with seven felony counts of making false statements by filing false financial forms related to more than $250,000 in renovations to his family's Alaska home. The alleged offenses occurred roughly between 2000 and 2007.

U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan instructed the jury for about 70 minutes on Wednesday, then dismissed the four alternate jurors. Read full article »

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