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Brown-Waite Joins List of Members Receiving Death Threats

Republican Rep. Ginny Brown-Waite received a death threat via voicemail Thursday at her district office in Brooksville, Fla., according to the Congresswoman’s office.“Just wanna let you know that I have 27 people that are going to make sure this b**** does not live to see her next term. Good-bye,” the caller said, according to a release from Brown-Waite’s office.Brown-Waite has alerted the Capitol Police and the Hernando County (Fla.) Sheriff, who are looking into the matter by subpoenaing phone records.“No one should take these death threats lightly,” Brown-Waite said in a statement. “I will find the person who threatened to kill me and [ensure] that they are prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.” Members on both sides of the aisle have reported hostility since Sunday’s vote on health care reform.Brown-Waite voted “no” on the legislation.

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