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MAP: A Guide To Recent Vandal Attacks On Democrats (UPDATED)


We decided to make a map of all the instances of vandalism and serious threats against Democrats. Check it out below -- and click the markers for details on each incident. (ed.note: Be sure to zoom in on Ohio.)

Below the map, we round up some other late developments on the threats against Dems.

*(This map was last updated April 7, 2010.)*

View Vandalism Surrounding Passage of Health Reform in a larger map

* Rep. Steve Driehaus (D-OH), who is on the map above, today [said he confronted]( Minority Leader John Boehner over an interview in which Boehner said Driehaus would be a "dead man" if he voted for the bill. "I think it's really important for folks around here, especially leader Boehner, to understand that his words have consequences," Driehaus said.

* Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-NY), on the map for an attack on her district office, [released a statement]( pointing the finger at the GOP leadership: "It's more disturbing to me that Republican leadership has not condemned these attacks and instead appears to be fanning the flames with coded rhetoric." Slaughter also said she got a voice mail "referencing snipers."

* Sarah Palin [posted on Facebook]( a map of her own -- showing cross-hair graphics over the districts of vulnerable Democrats who backed the health reform legislation. Earlier she tweeted "Commonsense Conservatives & lovers of America: 'Don't Retreat, Instead - RELOAD!' Pls see my Facebook page."

* Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), chair of the DCCC, called for "some adult supervision within the Republican party" in [an interview on MSNBC]( Wednesday. "The Republican leadership, instead of saying to its supporters around the country, 'calm down' ... they are pouring more and more gasoline on flames. And that is irresponsible," he said.

* On CNN last night, RNC chief Michael Steele [said of Nancy Pelosi]( "This November, they're gonna pay. So let's start getting Nancy ready for the firing line this November."