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Rep. Paul Cook (R-Barstow)

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Rep. Paul Cook (R-Barstow) spends more on constituent mail than anyone else in the House of Representatives.

Most politicians, and their spokespeople, prefer email to communicate with their constituents and the press. Some even use Twitter as a means to get the word out.

However, California Representative Paul Cook prefers the old-fashioned way: He sends out more snail mail than anyone else in the House of Representatives.

Southern California Public Radio's Washington Correspondent Kitty Felde looked into Cook's mail habits.


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