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Congressman Thought He Had a Secret Illegitimate Daughter, But He Doesn’t
New York Magazine ^ | Joe Coscarelli

Posted on 07/18/2013 11:13:01 AM PDT by nickcarraway

The personal life of Tennessee House Democrat Steve Cohen has been a bizarre mix of Days of Our Lives and Catfish lately: When he was caught tweeting during the State of the Union address to young aspiring swimsuit model Victoria Brink, he was forced to admit that she was his long-lost daughter. He deduced as much when, as he explained, he "Googled her mother, found out she had a child, and the math looked pretty accurate," despite another man believing all along that he was Brink's father. This morning, nearly six months after Cohen went public with his unscientific revelation, CNN pulled a Maury and issued a paternity test.

Victoria Brink, it turns out, has a 0 percent chance of being Representative Cohen's daughter.

"I was stunned and dismayed at the results," said Cohen. "I still love Victoria, hold dear the time I have shared with her and hope to continue to be part of her life."

Asked what she learned from the ordeal, Brink said, "Maybe do a DNA test first?"


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events; US: Tennessee; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: dna; fatherhood

1 posted on 07/18/2013 11:13:01 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Only a Democrat could think that.


2 posted on 07/18/2013 11:15:04 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: nickcarraway
That thought was implanted in his brain during his alien abduction.
3 posted on 07/18/2013 11:15:24 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Who knew that one day professional wrestling would be less fake than professional journalism?)
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To: nickcarraway

Or could he have made the whole thing up to over an affair he was having with her?


4 posted on 07/18/2013 11:17:09 AM PDT by struggle
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To: nickcarraway
Why do Democrats always want to become the “Father of our country” ?
5 posted on 07/18/2013 11:17:27 AM PDT by builder (I don't want a piece of someone else's pie)
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To: struggle
Or could he have made the whole thing up to over an affair he was having with her?

Biatch was two-timing him while he was stepping out on his wife!

6 posted on 07/18/2013 11:17:56 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Who knew that one day professional wrestling would be less fake than professional journalism?)
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To: nickcarraway
I was tweeting her . . . uh . . . because she's my daughter - yeah that's the ticket!!


7 posted on 07/18/2013 11:19:01 AM PDT by freedomlover
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To: nickcarraway

“It’s a boy!”


8 posted on 07/18/2013 11:20:31 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: nickcarraway

Since the revelation that he is unsure how many children he has out there, or where, or to whom, is SOOOOOOO much better! /sarc


9 posted on 07/18/2013 11:20:57 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: nickcarraway

How do people get sooo screwed up. I have been married for 50 years come September, things are still Great. Get a life .


10 posted on 07/18/2013 11:20:57 AM PDT by easternsky
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To: freedomlover

That poor child is starving to death! Someone give her a sammich.


11 posted on 07/18/2013 11:21:43 AM PDT by Gamecock (Member: NAACAC)
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To: nickcarraway

It’s hard to keep up with all the Congressional love children w/o a program.


12 posted on 07/18/2013 11:22:46 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Gamecock
That poor child is starving to death!

I don't know... I don't see any ribs.

13 posted on 07/18/2013 11:23:17 AM PDT by grobdriver
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To: nickcarraway; Revolting cat!

That’s because it’s no longer a secret...


14 posted on 07/18/2013 11:23:35 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: struggle

ahem...


15 posted on 07/18/2013 11:25:11 AM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Gaffer

That’s what happens when you go about poking your pecker into so many random orifices that you can’t keep track . . .


16 posted on 07/18/2013 11:26:33 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Gamecock

Here's some women more your speed.

17 posted on 07/18/2013 11:27:04 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: grobdriver

You can see ribs on her left side. Granted it is hard to see because of all the silicone.


18 posted on 07/18/2013 11:27:06 AM PDT by Gamecock (Member: NAACAC)
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To: freedomlover
OK, show of hands....

How many guys noticed she is standing in front of the door of an antique bank vault?

19 posted on 07/18/2013 11:27:44 AM PDT by justlurking (tagline removed, as demanded by Admin Moderator)
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To: freedomlover

What, she couldn’t find a suit her size? :0)


20 posted on 07/18/2013 11:29:44 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: justlurking

OK, show of hands....
How many guys noticed she is standing in front of the door of an antique bank vault?
*****************************************************************
Well that was the first thing I noticed. After admiring the vault I then checked out the girl.


21 posted on 07/18/2013 11:33:03 AM PDT by House Atreides ( D)
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To: struggle

Probably. A lie to cover for his affair.


22 posted on 07/18/2013 11:34:16 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Inside every liberal and WOD defender is a totalitarian screaming to get out.)
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To: nickcarraway

Looks like someone has it in for him


23 posted on 07/18/2013 11:35:19 AM PDT by llevrok (We are in a new Cold War. At home.)
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To: struggle

“Or could he have made the whole thing up to over an affair he was having with her?”

BINGO! My thought exactly.


24 posted on 07/18/2013 11:36:55 AM PDT by MNGal
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To: nickcarraway

He wanted to be an anonymous sperm doner but found out it was just a liberal pipe dream after all.


25 posted on 07/18/2013 11:39:19 AM PDT by Iron Munro (They Old. That's Old School People. We In A New School, Our Generation)
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To: nickcarraway

The back story is that he was caught tweeting some “Hey sweetie, I love you” stuff to her. He then said she was his long lost illegitimate daughter and the tweets were totally innocent.


26 posted on 07/18/2013 11:41:42 AM PDT by Stevenc131
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To: freedomlover

"Is that you, Daddy?"


27 posted on 07/18/2013 11:44:40 AM PDT by Iron Munro (They Old. That's Old School People. We In A New School, Our Generation)
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To: House Atreides

I still can’t see the bank vault. Give me a clue as to where it is located.


28 posted on 07/18/2013 11:45:02 AM PDT by Robert DeLong (u)
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To: nickcarraway

He “knew” her mother in the Biblical sense.


29 posted on 07/18/2013 11:47:19 AM PDT by duffee (NO poll tax, NO tax on firearms, ammunition or gun safes. NO gun free zones.)
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To: struggle

Naw! Who would ever think such a thing????? ME TOO!


30 posted on 07/18/2013 11:54:16 AM PDT by X-spurt (I'm copywriting creepy ass cracker, send royalties to BR549)
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To: nickcarraway

How odd that a democrate could ever think this


31 posted on 07/18/2013 12:02:14 PM PDT by ronnie raygun (Yesterdays conspiracies are todays truths)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

To the best of my knowledge Steve has never been married. For years many in Memphis just assumed he was a gay. That was part of the shock when he admitted he had a daughter.


32 posted on 07/18/2013 12:03:15 PM PDT by .45 Long Colt
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To: struggle

If he is a single man, why would he need to cover it up?


33 posted on 07/18/2013 12:04:44 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: .45 Long Colt

Democrats have ____ed so many people they can just assume that there are products of their behavior out there.


34 posted on 07/18/2013 4:25:16 PM PDT by KC Burke (Officially since Memorial Day they are the Gimmie-crat Party.)
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To: nickcarraway

A male rat sniffing after a woman? Won’t that get him kicked out of the party? I guess since he thought she was his daughter it would be OK in ratland.


35 posted on 07/18/2013 7:14:19 PM PDT by Some Fat Guy in L.A. (Still bitterly clinging to rational thought despite it's unfashionability)
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To: Huskrrrr

There are more than you will ever know.


36 posted on 07/18/2013 7:17:53 PM PDT by ladyjane (For the first time in in a long time I am proud of my country.)
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