Authorities investigate threat to Rep. Bobby Schilling
October 20th, 2011
04:54 PM ET
3 years ago

Authorities investigate threat to Rep. Bobby Schilling

Washington (CNN) - U.S. Capitol Police said Thursday that they are investigating a reported threat made against Illinois Rep. Bobby Schilling.

The Republican's spokeswoman confirmed the threat and said Schilling is grateful for the "professionalism of local law enforcement in responding to this situation."

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  1. Donkey Party

    Most likely another right-wing nutjob trying to distract the media from the OWS Movement, or a plant to try and paint the left as violent. Can't trust the GOP-baggers or their paint-chip eating brainwashed followers.

    October 20, 2011 05:41 pm at 5:41 pm |
  2. kayla

    he said thanks to the law enforcement. yes thanks to the law enforcement that you want to get rid of by not supporting the president's bill.

    October 20, 2011 06:06 pm at 6:06 pm |
  3. Dominican mama 4 Obama

    Well, all I know is that you can only push people but so far with your blatant disregard to the plight of the "little man" and your Party's willingness to jump through hell hoops of fire for the top 1%ers before something pops.

    October 20, 2011 06:08 pm at 6:08 pm |
  4. noemi

    Come on does it really matter????????. NOT

    October 20, 2011 07:40 pm at 7:40 pm |
  5. noemi

    3rd time a charm who cares?

    October 20, 2011 07:43 pm at 7:43 pm |
  6. noemi

    He's just a rep. Looking for votes.

    October 20, 2011 07:46 pm at 7:46 pm |
  7. Wall Street Crime Victim

    There will be more bogus attempts to smear OWS. Guaranteed. The 1%ers have thrived on distracting the masses, so that's what they'll try again,

    October 20, 2011 07:47 pm at 7:47 pm |