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NFL | Shuler to Run for Congress

Mon, 18 Jul 2005 10:04:32 -0700

The Asheville Citizen-Times reports former NFL QB Heath Shuler announced today that he will run for the United States House of Representatives 11th Congressional district in North Carolina, a post currently held by long-time Republican Congressman Charles Taylor. Shuler filed paperwork this morning with the Federal Election Commission, according to a news release.


here's hoping his second job in DC goes better than his first....:laugh:

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Originally posted by Golgo-13

Thus proving what we already suspected about his intellect.

yea...because democrats are definitely stupid...Republicans are the smart ones, especially george bush...pure genius...sorry... maybe he would be a good candidate, he sure was a terrible QB though..

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

Shuler, 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.

Shuler didn't name Taylor in a press release that emphasized pocketbook issues.

"Far too many families in western North Carolina are struggling to earn a decent living, educate their children, and pay for health care," Shuler said. "Congress is spending too much time playing partisan politics, instead of working to find solutions to the real problems facing our families."

Shuler was traveling on business Monday and was unavailable for comment, campaign spokesman Randy Flack said.

Shuler played football at Swain County High School, where he ranked among North Carolina's all-time passing leaders and led his team to three straight state championships. At the University of Tennessee, he was runner-up for the Heisman Trophy.

Drafted in the first round by the Washington Redskins in 1994, Shuler's pro career never developed. In four-plus NFL seasons with the Redskins and New Orleans Saints, Shuler started just 22 games, throwing for 15 touchdowns and 33 interceptions.

Since retiring from football, Shuler and his brother Benjie have run Heath Shuler Real Estate.

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