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January 4, 2013 12:49 PM
Pelosi releases photoshopped photo of congresswomen
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CNN reports:

It's a historical photo which shows the 61 Democratic Congresswomen who were sworn in on Thursday.

Except it never (fully) happened.

Pelosi explained why the photo her office released and posted online shows four more faces - all members of Congress - than does one taken by other photographers at the photo opportunity.

"Is that what they did?" she asked when a reporter questioned her about the apparent technical addition - "Photoshopping" - of (left to right) Reps. Yvette Clarke, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Shelia Jackson Lee, and Corrine Brown to the official photo.

Pressed further as to whether the photo she distributed was an accurate historical record, she said, "Yeah, but [it's a] historical record of who the Democratic women of Congress are. Facebook Fark Furl
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