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Seattle congressman fires staffers for drinking on the job, tweeting about exploits

Published 12/08/2011, Associated Press

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen fired three staffers who apparently chronicled their on-the-job drinking exploits, including taking shots of Jack Daniels at their desks, via Twitter. Larsen, a Democrat, dismissed the trio Thursday, about an hour after learning of their Twitter activity, said Larsen's spokesman, Bryan Thomas.

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