With a tide of anti-Washington sentiment sweeping the nation, a string of incumbent lawmakers are facing tough questions this midterm season about whether they are spending too much time in the nation’s capital — so much time, that they effectively no longer live in their home states.

Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., is the latest to face this attack, as she scrambles to defend herself against charges she has become a creature of Washington.

Col. Rob Maness, a Tea Party-aligned candidate in the Louisiana Senate race, filed a complaint last Friday with four state district attorneys, presenting evidence he claims proves Landrieu’s primary residence is a $2.6 million home on East Capitol Street in Washington, D.C.

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