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Longtime Democratic Rep. Dale Kildee (Mich.) is vehemently denying allegations that he sexually abused an underage male cousin several decades ago, calling the accusations “completely false and shameful.”

Kildee blamed his estranged relatives for the allegations – first reported by conservative journalist who has defended disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff – and suggested they were trying to “blackmail” him in order to receive money or “federal benefits.” Kildee said he reported the incident to the FBI.

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