DNC Hack: Pelosi Hit With 'Obscene, Sick' Calls

Top Dem quickly changes her number
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 14, 2016 10:41 AM CDT
DNC Hack: Pelosi Hit With 'Obscene, Sick' Calls
In this Aug. 11, 2016, photo, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.   (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Nancy Pelosi's personal contact information was posted online Friday night, the latest casualty of the cyberattack on the Democratic National Committee, and several people reached out to touch the House minority leader as she flew home to California, leaving her to find upon landing what she calls "scores of mostly obscene and sick calls, voice mails, and text messages." The California Democrat warned colleagues whose contact info was similarly published not to let their kids around their phones, reports USA Today. Pelosi warned Democrats to change their number, CBS News reports, and said she changed her own Saturday morning. (Read more Nancy Pelosi stories.)

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