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FBI investigating apparent bomb threat left at Rep. Elijah Cummings' office
FBI investigating apparent bomb threat left at Rep. Elijah Cummings' office

Staffers at Rep. Elijah Cummings' Baltimore office arrived Wednesday to find gobs of putty and wiring on the door, raising fears of an explosive attack and drawing emergency crews from around the region. Though the suspicious objects turned out to be harmless, they alarmed many around the Park Avenue office of the Baltimore Democrat and spawned a criminal inquiry by the FBI. Cummings said he and his colleagues have come to expect more threats over the past few years as political discourse has grown more charged. He also said elected officials have been on guard following the January 2011 shooting that critically wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords near Tuscon, Ariz. "We get some...

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