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Capitol Police Chief Sees No Specific Threat to Hill

Capitol Police Chief Terrance W. Gainer, challenging remarks by a top White House homeland security official, said yesterday that “there is not a specific, credible, direct threat against Congress as an institution, or its members.” Gainer was responding to statements by Frances Fragos Townsend, the White House homeland security adviser, who said in a television interview Sunday that the most recent intelligence on threats by al Qaeda included mention of the U.S. Capitol and members of Congress. Townsend said the information was not as detailed as it was for five financial institutions at the heart of the government’s Aug. 1 decision to raise the terrorist threat alert for financial sectors in three cities. Full Story

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