Politics & Government

January 9, 2011

Lawmakers divided on need for more security after shooting

About 800 members of Congress, staff and spouses discussed security in a conference call with Capitol Police Chief Philip Morse, FBI officials and other top congressional security staff. the Arizona incident "needs to be a wake-up call for members who have treated their own personal security in a cavalier way," said Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla. But others called the shooting an isolated incident.

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