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U.S. Secret Service

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  • Clinton, Christie rally Pennsylvania for Wolf and Corbett

    PHILADELPHIA Tom Wolf, the Democratic candidate for governor of Pennsylvania, was still speaking Thursday evening when the politician who only needs one name (like a Brazilian soccer star) stepped from behind a curtain, early. Hillary! The crowd at the...
  • White House pans report on Colombia prostitution scandal

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House has dismissed a report implicating a White House advance team member in a 2012 Secret Service prostitution scandal in Colombia and denied allegations the team member's involvement had been covered up. The White...
  • Is the French Revolution our new model?

    At the end of the 18th century, there were two great Western revolutions -- the American and the French. Americans opted for the freedom of the individual, and divinely endowed absolute rights and values. A quite different French version sought...
  • Fidelity attacked by JPMorgan hackers, no data stolen: FT

    Fidelity attacked by JPMorgan hackers, no data stolen: FT
    Fidelity Investments was among 13 financial institutions attacked by hackers who are believed to have been responsible for a breach at JPMorgan Chase, but there is no indication that Fidelity customer data were stolen, the Financial Times reported on...
  • No mere oversight

    Omar Gonzalez is a 42-year-old unemployed, homeless Army veteran who told Secret Service agents he breached White House security because he wanted to warn President Obama about the atmosphere collapsing. Federal agents who searched his car found more than...
  • How can government fix the Secret Service?

    Julia Pierson, director of the Secret Service, resigned last week after a series of security breaches at the White House, the most recent involving a man with a knife jumping the fence and making it as far as the East Room before finally being stopped....
  • Hire agents of integrity, adopt strict rules

    Finally, the first step was taken — fire Julia Pierson — and then hire Joseph P. Clancy as acting director of the Secret Service. The next step is to replace the easy-to-jump 7-foot 6-inch fence with a super-strong, steel 10-foot high black...
  • Did Obama's travels drain Secret Service?

    In the early 1960s, a retired Secret Service agent spoke at our school. He told us about how much work was involved, and what was done every time the president made a trip. A team was sent to the city several days in advance to prepare for the visit....
  • Change at Secret Service must start with its culture

    Change at Secret Service must start with its culture
    Julia Pierson's head has been delivered on the proverbial platter. She resigned as head of the Secret Service, avowing that stepping down is "in the best interests of the agency." Congress made a rare display of bipartisanship, forming a great chorus of...
  • 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...