Her Husband's Abuse Once Kept Her Behind Closed Doors. Now She's Speaking Out, Loud And Clear. 01/13/2014 08:17 am ET www.upworthy.com State Sen. LeAnna Washington experienced hellish abuse, and she is not alone; it is unacceptably common. Read more on www.upworthy.com More: Domestic Violence Domestic Abuse FOLLOW POLITICS facebook twitter Suggest a correction GET THE NEWSLETTER Enter your email address to get top stories and blog posts emailed to you each day. CONVERSATIONS FOLLOW HUFFPOST HuffPost Politics HuffPost Politics HuffingtonPost Available on the App Store Android App on Google Play Get it at Blackberry App World HUFFPOST NEWSLETTERS Enter your email address to get top stories and blog posts emailed to you each day. Get top stories and blog posts emailed to me each day. Newsletters may offer personalized content or advertisements. Learn More.