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1 year 7 months ago

Lawmakers get violent emails over gun control

DENVER (AP) - Lawmakers are becoming the target of aggressive and sometimes threatening emails and phone calls as the debate over stricter gun laws escalates in state capitols. In one Colorado case, emails and a letter to state Rep. Rhonda Fields were so charged with profanity and references to violence...

2 years 7 months ago

Congressional offices receive mailed threats

WASHINGTON (AP) - Some congressional offices outside Washington and media organizations have received threatening letters containing a suspicious powdery substance that was tested and proved to be harmless, the FBI and the Senate's top law enforcement officer said Wednesday. Sergeant-at-Arms Terrance Gainer said in a memo to Senate offices that...

3 years 7 months ago

Colo. group cancels Palin visit over safety fears

GLENDALE, Colo. (AP) - A Colorado nonprofit canceled a Sarah Palin fundraiser for military families citing safety concerns after an "onslaught of negative feedback." The Sharon K. Pacheco Foundation announced Saturday on its website that no direct threats were made against anyone but that negative rhetoric raised concern for...

4 years 7 months ago

Security plan in place for Super Bowl

U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has toured the site of Sunday's Super Bowl and says the security plan is ready to thwart any threats. The NFL said Monday's tour of Sun Life Stadium was the first by a Cabinet secretary before a championship game. Napolitano says she considered...

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