“Obama denies protection to babies who survive abortions. Obama is just wrong,” read one message sent to a number with a 202 area code from email@example.com. “Stop Obama from forcing gay marriage on the states. Your vote is your voice,” read another to a 202 number from firstname.lastname@example.org.
Joseph is listed as the owner of the domain names gopett.com; aicett.com; textett.com; informedett.com and obamaliesett.com. Flanary, the former vice president of Government Relations for the Fairfax Chamber of Commerce, is listed as the owner of votersett.com and gopmessager.com.
Clarification: Oct. 31, 2012
An earlier version of this story misstated Jason Flanary's current position with the Fairfax Chamber of Commerce. He serves on its board but is no longer employed there.
United We Dream protesters carry a mock coffin to the office of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Monday, July 21, 2014, to hold one of their "funeral services for the Republican Party" due to GOP positions on immigration. The immigration reform group visited several other Senate Republican offices to hold similar funeral services.