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Suspicious substance sent in letters to 10 U.S. senators

WASHINGTON, July 31 (UPI) -- Mail with a suspicious granular substance sent to 10 U.S. senators was intercepted at a screening facility, the Senate sergeant at arms said Wednesday.

Hackers post passwords, email of congressional staffers

WASHINGTON, July 18 (UPI) -- Security officials advised hundreds of current and past U.S. congressional aides to change passwords after hackers posted their email addresses and passwords.
Tupelo, Miss., man arrested in ricin letters sent to Obama, Wicker

Tupelo, Miss., man arrested in ricin letters sent to Obama, Wicker

WASHINGTON, April 17 (UPI) -- The FBI Wednesday arrested Kenneth Curtis in the mailing of letters to President Obama and U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., that tested positive for ricin.
Letter to Sen. Wicker tested positive for ricin

Letter to Sen. Wicker tested positive for ricin

WASHINGTON, April 17 (UPI) -- A letter sent to Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., has tested positive for ricin, U.S. Capitol police said.

Man threatens U.S. Senate building leap

WASHINGTON, July 21 (UPI) -- Police were trying to talk a Chinese man out of jumping from the seventh floor of the Senate Hart Office Building in Washington Monday evening, officials said.

Protesters disrupt Senate floor debate

WASHINGTON, March 12 (UPI) -- Anti-war protesters temporarily halted proceedings on the U.S. Senate floor Wednesday by yelling slogans that interrupted budget resolution debate.

No plot seen to disrupt Bush inauguration

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. Homeland Security officials say they have no evidence of terrorist plans to disrupt Thursday's inauguration of President George Bush in Washington.

Prosector investigating Senate memo theft

WASHINGTON, June 14 (UPI) -- Federal prosecutors have stepped into the investigation over stolen Senate committee computer files, interviewing witnesses and acquiring evidence. Roll Call reported Monday that the acting U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, David Kelle

Bush judicial nominee denies memo links

WASHINGTON, April 27 (UPI) -- A White House nominee for the federal appeals court Tuesday denied involvement in the theft of Senate Democrat files by Republican staffers.

U.S. feds probe congressional memo theft

NEW YORK, April 27 (UPI) -- The U.S. attorney for New York has been asked to investigate how 4,670 confidential Democratic party files were obtained by the Republican party.

Justice to get Senate memo leak report

WASHINGTON, March 17 (UPI) -- A report on how U.S. Senate GOP staff obtained memos written for Judiciary Committee Democrats is reportedly headed to the Justice Department.

GOP aides accused of computer breach

WASHINGTON, March 5 (UPI) -- Republican staffers downloaded thousands of Democratic computer files over the past few years in a security breach, a Senate investigation indicates.

Report on Senate file theft not released

WASHINGTON, March 4 (UPI) -- U.S. Senators met privately Thursday to review a report on the theft of Democratic e-mails about President Bush's judicial nominations by Republican staff.

Ex-aide says Dem. memos reveal corruption

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Controversial memos written for Senate Democrats on the Judiciary Committee reveal evidence of public corruption, an ex-GOP staffer alleges.

Ex-staffer: Leaked memos reveal corruption

WASHINGTON, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- A Republican staffer who resigned over the leak of memos written for Senate Judiciary Democrats says the documents reveal an abuse of the public trust.
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Senate Sergeant
Illinois U.S. Senate appointee Roland Burris embraces Senate Sergeant at Arms Terrance Gainer as Burris arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington on January 5, 2009. Burris was appointed by embattled Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich but Senate leaders said they would not seat him. Burris was set to meet with Senate leadership upon his arrival. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)
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The Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate is the law enforcer for the United States Senate. One of the chief roles of the Sergeant is to hold the gavel used at every session. The Sergeant can also request the attendance of absent Senators.

With the Architect of the Capitol and the House Sergeant at Arms, he serves on the Capitol Police Board, responsible for security around the building.

The Sergeant at Arms of the Senate can arrest any person upon their violating Senate rules (including the President of the United States upon orders from the Senate).

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Senate Sergeant."
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