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Obama glad 'men with guns' protect his girls

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Politics,Beltway Confidential,Joel Gehrke

President Obama wants tighter gun control laws, but he does appreciate that armed Secret Service agents protect his daughters every day on their way to school.

"It might come in handy to have these super locks," Obama joked at Master Lock in Wisconsin, noting that he will soon have two teenage daughters. "For now, I'm just counting on the fact that when they go to school there are men with guns with them."

The U.S. Secret Service has protected the presidential family since 1917.

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