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For young men and women with ambitions toward a career in politics, working
in a Congressional office can be a heady, almost dreamlike experience. Left
unsupervised, the combination of youth indiscretion and close proximity to the
nation’s levers of power produces results that can be ugly, messy and
embarrassing for senior staff and even the representatives voters send to the
Capitol to do the people’s work.
Over several months, according to online messages allegedly made by staffers
with Democratic Congressman Rick Larsen, the D.C. office of Washington State’s
2nd District has been the setting of a staffers-gone-wild bash, a binge of
embarrassing behavior including insults lobbed by legislative aides at the
Congressman himself and accounts of on-the-job drinking, all broadcast for the
world to see on via Twitter.
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