Woman of the House: New congressional district presents big challenge to Rep. Lois Capps

Lois Capps doesn’t tweet. “I have drawn the line at Twitter,” Santa Barbara’s congressional representative said with a smile. “Now I can tell you why.” In an interview with the Montecito Messenger, Capps said the scandal surrounding the “atrocious behavior” of New York congressman Anthony Weiner, and the now infamous and, um, narcissistic Twitter messages he sent to women not his wife, have badly hampered efforts by fellow Democrats in the House of Representatives to focus on more substantive issues. … “The other issues that are Montecito issues are not unique to Montecito,” she added. “I try to stay out of local school boards and other hot topics, Westmont and use permits and all that.” more

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