Post-election exodus: Up to 1,800 Dem staffers laid off

Monday - 11/15/2010, 2:20pm EST

Politico estimates that as many as 1,800 Democratic congressional staffers will be laid off.

At least 60 Democratic seats were lost in the elections.

Staffers received a pamphlet on dealing with the stages of grief.

One staffer told Politico, "It was like it was about death."

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