Democrats battered with 'obscene and sick' messages after contact info hack

Nancy Pelosi
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Since a hacker known as Guccifer 2.0 released the personal email addresses and cell phone numbers for nearly all Democrats in the House of Representatives on Friday, lawmakers report they have been targeted with a barrage of offensive and spammy messages.

"I was in the air flying from Florida to California when the news [of the hack] broke," said House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. "Upon landing, I have received scores of mostly obscene and sick calls, voice mails, and text messages."

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