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Democratic Congressman Gets Threatening Letter, White Powder

The health care reform debate has brought a fair share of nutty individuals out of the woodwork, and unfortunately, members of Congress who voted in favor of the recently instated bill might be seen by some who’ve taken leave of their reason as moving targets. Take New York Congressman Anthony Weiner, for example.

Update: According to this AP report, the NYPD has found the white substance to be of the “not hazardous” variety. –KA

Reuters:

The office of Representative Anthony Weiner on Thursday received a threatening letter containing an unidentified white powder, his office said.

“Earlier today an envelope containing white powder and a threatening letter was delivered to my community office in Kew Gardens,” the Democratic congressman said in a statement issued by his office.

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