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Forget e-mail, California lawmaker prefers old-school snail mail

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

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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