Skip to comments.Portions of Senate office buildings evacuated
Posted on 04/17/2013 10:08:18 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
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Portions of Senate office buildings evacuated
Posted by CNN Political Unit
(UPDATE 12:49 p.m. ET) The Capitol Police have alerted Senate staffers the situation involving a suspicious package has been resolved.
"The U.S. Capitol Police have removed the suspicious package from the Hart Senate Office Building and the envelopes from the third floors of the Hart and Russell Senate Office Buildings. The areas are now open," the agency wrote in an email.
(UPDATE 12:24 p.m. ET) Authorities are investigating a suspicious letter at the office of Sen. Carl Levin in Saginaw, Michigan. "Earlier today, a staffer at my Saginaw regional office received a suspicious-looking letter," Levin said in a statement. "The letter was not opened, and the staffer followed the proper protocols for the situation, including alerting the authorities, who are now investigating. We do not know yet if the mail presented a threat."
(UPDATE 12:08 p.m. ET) The man carrying a bag of letters who is being questioned by Capitol police is not believed to be connected to a letter possibly containing ricin found in a Senate mailroom and an apparently similar letter sent to President Obama, a federal law enforcement official told CNN. The man being questioned is described as emotionally disturbed, the official said.
(UPDATE 12:00 p.m. ET) Capitol Hill Police are questioning a man with a backpack in the area of the Hart Senate Office Building. He raised suspicions with the contents of his backpack and the way he responded to police questions, two Capitol Hill police officers told CNN. The man's backpack contained sealed envelopes, one of the officers said. The backpack is being X-rayed, one of the officers said.
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Be nice to have a break from the bastards for, say, a decade or so.
roaches from under the fridge....
Could this mean that possible near-term Sinate bills will by necessity be cut down to only 1000 or 1200 pages, instead of 2000 to 3000 pages?
“Look at us - we’re the real victims here.”
Good... anything that keeps those heathens busy with something other than concocting ways to make our lives miserable.
Suspicious package=Amnesty Bill?
Interesting that this drama is here at this time during this all important vote about our freedom.
” situation involving a suspicious package(s)”, OK just WHO was the CLOWN who sent the cases of copies of the King James Bible and the US Constitution/Declaration of Independence?!
nah, hopefully a Subpoena...
As long as they have access to computers with copy & paste functionality the bills will only get longer. They should be forced to write them by hand. /only slightly sarc