Thousands Gather To Watch Losing Incumbents Marched Out Of Washington

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Thousands Gather To Watch Losing Incumbents Marched Out Of Washington

WASHINGTON—Waving signs, brandishing sticks, and hurling rotten fruit, thousands of citizens lined the streets of Washington to taunt and abuse defeated members of Congress as they were forcibly marched from the nation's capital at sundown Wednesday. "There's one now! Get him!" said Albert Howatt, who had driven nearly 24 hours from Wichita to lob a chunk of pure Kansas granite at the disgraced politicians. "Go on out of here and don't come back!" The crowd then descended upon 63-year-old legal clerk Paulette Thomas, kicking, spitting on, and eventually hospitalizing the woman they had mistaken for outgoing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

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