Clay Aiken announces campaign for Congress

In a video posted to his new campaign Web site, Aiken says he will challenge Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-N.C.).

Heath Shuler reportedly considering University of Tennessee job

The Blue Dog democrat may retire and go back into sports.

North Carolina Democratic Rep. Heath Shuler to retire

(Jonathan Ernst / REUTERS)

It’s been a brutal couple weeks for North Carolina Democrats.

Morning pixels: Heath Shuler’s preseason (home) debut

With RGIII on the verge of his first preseason action, here’s a quick look back at Heath Shuler’s opening (home) disaster.


Heath Shuler (D-N.C.)


NFL’s rookie contract disputes are a thing of the past

(John Raoux / Associated Press)

Newcomers arrive on time for training camps now, with the rookie pay system created by the 2011 labor deal working as intended.

Redskins pick up fifth-year option on Ryan Kerrigan

Move prevents linebacker, who had this season remaining on his rookie deal, from hitting the free agent market in 2015

London Fletcher to announce second-round pick

The recently retired linebacker will resurface for pick No. 34, if the Redskins in fact choose at that spot.