George Nethercutt made history in 1994. A relatively unknown attorney from Spokane, Washington, he defeated a sitting Speaker of the House for his seat in Congress. Nethercutt's victory over Democrat Tom Foley was stunning. The notion of an electorate choosing a political neophyte over the person second in line to the presidency (and more to the point, a person so powerful he could bring home not just the bacon but the whole damn pig) was unfathomable. The last time it occurred was in 1860.Nethercutt, however, was in the right place... More >>>