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  • Lawmakers Lambaste Head Of Secret Service

    WASHINGTON — Angry lawmakers lambasted the head of the Secret Service on Tuesday as new details emerged about the agency's failure to stop a White House intruder, including that automatic locks that might have halted him were installed on the...
  • Annapolis man charged with threatening President Obama

    Annapolis man charged with threatening President Obama
    An Annapolis man faces federal charges for allegedly threatening to kill President Obama and the First Family after authorities say he sent an email full of obscenities and racial attacks via the White House website. Christopher Perkins O'Brien, 42,...
  • Maryland man charged with threatening to kill Obamas in email

    A 42-year-old Maryland man accused of threatening to kill President Barack Obama and first lady Michele Obama in an explicit email strewn with racist remarks was in custody on Sunday, the United States Secret Service said. Christopher Perkins O'Brien, of...
  • Delaney donates $800K to his campaign

    Delaney donates $800K to his campaign
    WASHINGTON -- Rep. John Delaney, the first-term lawmaker in Maryland's 6th Congressional District, made an $800,000 contribution to his campaign late last month, records filed over the weekend with the Federal Election Commission show. The Potomac...
  • House incumbents in Md. favored for re-election despite national headwinds

    House incumbents in Md. favored for re-election despite national headwinds
    Buoyed by favorable districts and the power of incumbency, most members of Maryland's heavily Democratic congressional delegation easily won re-election Tuesday, despite a strong national current that favored the GOP. But in the state's westernmost...
  • Delaney, Bongino locked in tight Western Maryland race

    Delaney, Bongino locked in tight Western Maryland race
    Maryland's westernmost congressional race was too close to call more than a day after polls closed, prompting the Republican challenger to seek a count of absentee ballots Wednesday even as Democratic incumbent Rep. John Delaney declared victory....
  • Bongino concedes 6th District race to Delaney

    Bongino concedes 6th District race to Delaney
    The unexpectedly tight contest for control of Maryland's westernmost House district was decided Friday — more than two days after polls closed — when the Republican challenger conceded the race to Democratic incumbent Rep. John Delaney....
  • Internal review cites Secret Service failures in White House intrusion

      An intruder was able to scale the White House fence and enter the executive mansion in September because of major Secret Service failures including an agent who was distracted by a personal cellphone call, according to an internal review released on...
  • Secret Service veteran discusses agency's troubles

    Secret Service veteran discusses agency's troubles
    With the U.S. Secret Service being ripped apart in Washington over a series of unforgivable security lapses protecting President Barack Obama, there was one man I wanted to talk to. Not some policy wonk or some bureaucrat good at meetings and office...
  • Dog catches a White House fence jumper

    Dog catches a White House fence jumper
    An intruder jumped the fence at the White House on Wednesday evening and was caught with assistance from a dog, a Secret Service spokesman said. The jumper breached the north fence line and was “apprehended by one of the K-9 units” about 7:...
  • Suspect in White House breach declared unfit for trial, for now

    Suspect in White House breach declared unfit for trial, for now
    The man accused of running into the White House last month after scaling a fence and evading Secret Service agents has been found “presently not competent” to stand trial, according to a preliminary evaluation. But U.S. District Judge...