Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain pauses as he speaks at the Congressional Health Caucus Thought Leaders Series, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
November 17, 2011 4:22:58 PM PST
WASHINGTON (AP) - November 17, 2011 --
The U.S. Secret Service says Herman Cain is becoming the first Republican presidential contender to receive its protection.