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11 Awkward Edits By Senate Staffers To Wikipedia

A search through the Senate IP address on Wikipedia shows which pages have been edited by Senate staff. The amateur Wikipedians who work for members of the Senate were a little more reserved than their House counterparts.

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5. Senator Tom Harkin: An edit was made removing the statement that Harkin received PAC money from pro-Israel groups and that Harkin claimed (falsely) to have flown combat missions over Vietnam during an earlier Senate run.

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Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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