Ex-Senate staffer's death shows danger of silence on abuse

    We have to face the ugliness and deal with it.

    Jesse Ryan Loskarn couldn't, and because of that, one tragedy became another and another. And yes, the Senate staffer is a victim - and an abuser, too.

    Loskarn, 35, spoke from the grave this week in a sad, searing letter he apparently wrote before hanging himself in his parents' basement.

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