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Washington state lawmaker apologizes for saying some nurses 'play cards for a considerable amount of the day'

25 days ago   |   By ABC

State Sen. Maureen Walsh said angry nurses have mailed her office hundreds of decks of cards in protest.
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A state senator was sent over 1,700 decks of cards after she said nurses 'play cards for a considerable amount of the day'

A state senator was sent over 1,700 decks of cards after she said nurses 'play cards for a considerable amount of the day'

25 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Sen. Maureen Walsh, a Republican from Washington, has been sent over 1,700 decks of cards.
This came after she said in a debate last week that nurses in rural hospitals "probably play cards for a considerable amount of the day."
Following her comments, there was an open call on Facebook to send cards to Walsh. It evidently worked.
Walsh has since apologized.
There was also a petition going around asking Walsh to shadow a 12-hour nursing shift. She has said she would do it.
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