GOP Investigated for Israel Nudity

    In this Oct. 6, 2010 photo, Kevin Yoder, the Republican nominee for Kansas' 3rd Congressional District, answers a question during a debate at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

    Charlie Riedel

    Sometimes the water's just too nice to resist. The FBI is investigating an incident last summer when about 20 GOP lawmakers and staff took a dip in the Sea of Galilee—some partially clothed and one completely nude. Kansas Rep. Kevin Yoder admitted that he skinny-dipped in a statement to Politico: "After dinner I followed some members of Congress in a spontaneous and very brief dive into the sea and regrettably I jumped into the water without a swimsuit.” Congressmen from Florida, New York, California, and Arizona also partook in the swim, with varying degrees of clothing. Some said they were cooling off, others cited the religious significance of the water and a few have admitted that alcohol fueled their decision.

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