Doug Hughes

Doug Hughes is a postal worker and political activist working to end the outsized influence of money in politics. In 2015 he flew his gyrocoptor onto the front lawn of the Capitol Building in protest of congressional inaction on meaningful campaign finance reform.

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Monday, May 18, 2015
Gyrocopter Pilot Flew for Reform, Might Land in Prison
Doug Hughes, a mailman from Florida who recently made headline news for flying his gyrocopter onto the West Lawn at the U.S. Capitol Building, will be in Washington DC for his first court hearing on May 21. Hughes has been charged with operating an unregistered aircraft and violating national...
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