BREAKING: GOP Senator Roger Wicker receives letter laced with ricin poison

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Republican Senator Roger Wicker of Mississippi received a letter that tested positive for ricin.  

from Politico:

An envelope sent to an office of Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) included a substance that has tested positive for Ricin, two sources say.

It was not immediately clear when the envelope was received or whether it was sent to his Washington, D.C., office or a field office.

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and FBI Director Robert Mueller are briefing senators now.

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It’s strange to see this kind of incident so close to the Boston bombing.  I’m certainly not saying that they’re related, but it does remind me of the anthrax attacks that happened soon after 9-11.  

We’ll keep you updated on this story as new developments arise.

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