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3:45 pm
Wed May 8, 2013

Congresswoman Slaughter Honored On A Cereal Box

Credit The Science Coalition

Congresswoman Louise Slaughter is now on a cereal box.  Actually, it's a commemorative box of Wheaties, which Slaughter and 27 other members of Congress received for their support for federal funding for scientific research.

A group called 'The Science Coalition,' which  is a non-partisan organization representing research universities, honored the more than two dozen representatives at they called a "Breakfast of Champions' for their support of science funding.  The members of Congress were awarded the coalition's "Champion of Science Award."

Each member got a Wheaties box, produced by General Mills.  It is only a commemorative box, and you can't buy it in the supermarket.