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(NEWSER) – The Secret Service, sporting a new black eye after Omar Gonzalez hopped a White House fence and walked right through the front door, is considering a range of measures to increase security at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. Although the agency's director immediately added surveillance and officers around the White House, a law enforcement official tells the AP that the Secret Service is in "preliminary discussions" to do much more.

On the table: expanding the White House security perimeter by screening visitors at checkpoints at least a block away from White House gates and barring people from the sidewalks outside the White House fence, the Washington Post reports.

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