Louisiana congressman Charlie Melancon moved to tears by gulf spill

Great globs of oil are churning in the surf. Muck-covered pelicans sit offshore, white only in their eyes. Here -- in a beach town living its nightmare -- Rep. Charlie Melancon (D) gets up at a community meeting.

He does whatever is the opposite of grandstanding: He explains what he can't do to help. Full Story »

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by Samuel W. Velsor IV - Jun. 12, 2010

A very rare look at a politician who has real feelings.

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