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Miscellaneous: Threats

Gallup won’t be conducting polls for USA Today anymore.

Goodness… Political Wire: “Nevada assemblyman Steven Brooks (D) is in jail, arrested for threatening Speaker-elect Marilyn Kirkpatrick (D), the Las Vegas Sun reports. "A source said he was arrested with a loaded gun after threatening to shoot Kirkpatrick... Another Democratic source with knowledge of the situation said Brooks publicly threatened to harm Kirkpatrick because he was unhappy with the committee assignments given to him by Kirkpatrick."

“Authorities are investigating death threats against Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Okla.), according to an aide to the freshman congressman,” The Hill writes. “Mullin’s chief of staff, Karl Ahlgren, said that Mullin and his family are being protected, the Associated Press reported.”