How Not to React to the Gabrielle Giffords Shooting

Max Read · 01/10/11 03:17AM

The Saturday shooting of U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords and several others is the kind of tragedy it takes time to process. But it's not an excuse to be a idiot. Not that it stopped certain members of Congress.

Former Terrible NFL QB May Run Against Nancy Pelosi

Jim Newell · 11/12/10 05:06PM

Do any Democrats dare challenge the omnipotent Nancy Pelosi for minority leader? Well, one ultra-conservative Blue Dog who's technically a Democrat may, if that counts. He's North Carolina Rep. Heath Shuler: Inexperienced backbencher. Legendarily shitty NFL quarterback. Democratic party savior?