Rep. Neugebauer 'not recommending any weight loss systems'

Neugebauer's account was briefly hacked and the spam tweet sent, according to the report. His password has been changed to something "more complicated."

Hackers have done more damage than sending one spam tweet in the past after gaining access to a member of Congress's account.

When Rep. Bill Johnson's (R-Ohio) account was taken over in July 2011, his profile picture was changed to a graphic image.

Sen. Chuck Grassley's (R-Iowa) account was hacked in January of last year by an opponent of anti-piracy legislation who sent several unauthorized tweets while the senator was reportedly stuck on an airplane.

Of course, former Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.), who claimed his Twitter account had been hacked in 2011 after a lewd picture was posted, later admitted the excuse was a lie.

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