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That old saying, sleep on it? It might have saved Rep. Danielle Friel Otten a whole lot of hurt if she’d followed it a few days ago instead of turning to Twitter.

Friel Otten, a political newcomer who became one of the Pennsylvania legislature’s many new Democratic members after running last fall on an anti-Sunoco-pipeline platform, got into hot water from a war of words over a protest of sorts in her neighborhood on Saturday.