‘Count on Barbara’ ... to mix up your name?

Sen. Barbara BoxerBarbara BoxerTrump riles Dems with pick for powerful EPA job Pelosi's chief of staff stepping down Time is now to address infrastructure needs MORE (D-Calif.) appears to be in need of a refresher course on congressional siblings.


On Monday evening Boxer tweeted to her followers, “Check out a special message from Sen. Tom UdallThomas (Tom) Stewart UdallIT modernization measure included in Senate-approved defense policy bill Live coverage: Sanders rolls out single-payer bill Where Dems stand on Sanders's single-payer bill MORE and help us reach our ambitious fundraising goal!”

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The letter was titled “Count on Barbara,” and reads like a pretty standard campaign ask letter.

Only problem with Boxer’s thank-you is that Tom Udall (D-N.M.) didn’t write the letter.

His cousin, Sen. Mark UdallMark UdallDemocratic primary could upend bid for Colorado seat Picking 2018 candidates pits McConnell vs. GOP groups Gorsuch's critics, running out of arguments, falsely scream 'sexist' MORE (D-Colo.), did.

The erroneous tweet was up for exactly 11 minutes before it was erased, but that was long enough to get a screenshot of the two tweets side by side.

Reached for comment, Boxer’s campaign manager, Rose Kapolczynski, brushed off the mix-up, telling ITK, “Both Udalls are such strong supporters of Sen. Boxer’s that our staffer accidentally mixed up their names in the tweet. He caught the mistake and quickly fixed it.”