In Ohio, Rep. Timothy J. Ryan canceled a health care town hall "over concern for the congressman's safety." "A threatening letter was mailed to the Niles Democrat after he voted in favor of passage of the bill. Neither Ryan's office nor the FBI would elaborate on the letter's contents," according to the Warren Tribune-Chronicle.
Embattled Rep. Charlie Rangel had some harsh words for Tea Partiers on a New York political TV show: "The group that were in Washington fighting against the health bill and fighting against the President, [they] looked just like and sounded just like those groups that attacked the civil rights movement in the South."
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand heads to Haiti on Monday.