Jon Huntsman, Jr.

Political mainstay heads home to Utah, questions in his wake

Since arriving in Washington in 2009, Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz has been a political mainstay, doggedly investigating Democrats, frequently appearing on cable TV and regularly updating his legions of social media followers with photos of himself, his family and even his dog, Ruby.

His Twitter handle reminds people that of the 435 members, he's @jasoninthehouse. Not for the next few weeks though.

The Utah congressman underwent surgery Thursday to remove screws and pins from a foot he shattered 12 years ago. True to form, he posted X-ray images on Instagram and Twitter Wednesday showing the 14 screws and a metal plate in his foot, which he injured during a fall from a...

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