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  • 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...
  • Sixth District is state's most pricey House race

    Sixth District is state's most pricey House race
    Republican Dan Bongino, the former Secret Service agent running in Maryland's 6th Congressional District, raised more than $530,000 since July, significantly exceeding his past fundraising and nearly matching the incumbent's haul, campaign finance reports...
  • Secret Service gaffes may stem from fatigue [Letter]

    Secret Service gaffes may stem from fatigue [Letter]
    The recent problems of the Secret Service and the questions raised do indeed underscore the importance of choosing qualified vice presidential candidates, and Jules Witcover is correct that the choice has often been made to "balance the ticket." His...
  • Treat your job as more than a paycheck

    Treat your job as more than a paycheck
    In recent years there has been a noticeable degradation in the quality of service. In the private sector it takes minutes to get past telephone menus to contact companies. Help lines are answered by untrained representatives. Store clerks pay more...
  • Secret Service yet another example of waste [Letter]

    Secret Service yet another example of waste [Letter]
    American voters and taxpayers, it's time to wake up and clean house in Washington ("Secret Service allowed armed man with criminal record on elevator with Obama," Oct. 1). We have the VA scandal with cooking the books and stealing our tax dollars in the...
  • Is the Secret Service just bored?

    Is the Secret Service just bored?
    Secret Service agents should go to the movies more often. At least since the 1996 sci-fi film, "Independence Day," in which an alien spaceship the size of Los Angeles incinerates the White House, attacks on the lovely old executive mansion have been a...
  • A wake-up call for the White House [Commentary]

    A wake-up call for the White House [Commentary]
    The latest disclosures of Secret Service breakdowns in the agency's prime mission, the physical protection of the president, are grim reminders of a most disturbing and particularly American malady — the assassination of the nation's political...
  • Secret Service out of whack [Letter]

    Secret Service out of whack [Letter]
    Recent revelations about the performance of the U.S. Secret Service ("Cummings suggests Pierson should resign Secret Service post," Oct. 1) suggest that it is too heavy on the secrets and too light on the service. Charles W. Mitchell, Parkton - To...
  • Colombian hooker flap a microcosm of administration's problems [Commentary]

    Colombian hooker flap a microcosm of administration's problems [Commentary]
    In news that must have left my friends at the New York Post -- never mind the gang at "The Daily Show" -- with a renewed confidence that ours is a just and beneficent God, the White House has been caught covering up a scandal involving a Cartagena hooker....