Tuesday, July 19, 2005

Heath Shuler, ex NFL QB, to run for Congress

Going against the stereotype that athletes are mostly Republican it has been revealed that Heath Shuler has filed the papers necessary to run for the United States Congress as a Democrat in North Carolina's 11th CD.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Former National Football League quarterback Heath Shuler plans to run for the U.S. Congress.

Shuler, 33, a Democrat, said in a statement Monday that he has filed papers with the Federal Election Commission that clear the way for him to run next year in the 11th Congressional District for the U.S. House of Representatives seat held by Republican Charles Taylor.

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