House Dems Get Extra Security

Capitol police on case after post-health-vote threats
By Will McCahill,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 24, 2010 7:26 PM CDT
House Dems Get Extra Security
Rep. Steve Driehaus, D-Ohio, says his home address was published on a conservative blog.   (AP Photo)

(Newser) – The rising threats against a number of House Democrats in the wake of Sunday’s health-reform vote has authorities beefing up security for them, Majority Leader Steny Hoyer says. Capitol Police and the FBI are looking at at least 10 representatives, the Huffington Post reports; Reps. Bart Stupak (Mich.), Thomas Perriello (Va.), Steve Driehaus (Ohio), and Louise Slaughter (NY) have been most prominently threatened.
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