From NBC's Mark Murray
Virginia Rep. Tom Perriello (D) issued this statement about the news that his brother's gas line was cut, after the home address was posted on a local Tea Party Web sites mistakenly believing it was the congressman's home:
My number one priority right now is ensuring the safety of my brother's family, and I am grateful to law enforcement for their excellent work. While it is too early to say anything definitive regarding political motivations behind this act, it's never too early for political leaders to condemn threats of violence, particularly as threats to other Members of Congress and their children escalate. And so I ask every member of House and Senate leadership to state unequivocally tonight that it is never OK to harm or threaten elected officials and their families with anything more than political retribution. Here in America, we settle our political differences at the ballot box.