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  • Secret Service Ranks Need Deep Cleaning

    Secret Service Ranks Need Deep Cleaning
    Julia Pierson's head has been delivered on the proverbial platter. She resigned as head of the Secret Service on Wednesday, voicing the platitudes that generally come with such things, avowing that stepping down is "in the best interests of the agency."...
  • Cultural problems at Secret Service run deep

    Julia Pierson's head has been delivered on the proverbial platter. She resigned as head of the Secret Service Wednesday, voicing the platitudes that generally come with such things, avowing that stepping down is "in the best interests of the agency."...
  • Secret Service SNAFU a wake-up call for the White House

    WASHINGTON -- 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 particularly American malady -- the assassination of the nation's...
  • New director seen as capable of restoring Secret Service prestige

    New director seen as capable of restoring Secret Service prestige
    As he took command this week, new Secret Service chief Joseph Clancy was praised by former colleagues who said he would steady the president’s protective service in its moment of turmoil over security lapses that led to the resignation of its...
  • Obama in Chicago area for fundraiser, speech

    Obama in Chicago area for fundraiser, speech
    President Barack Obama has arrived in the Chicago area for an overnight stay and then a political fundraiser and a Northwestern University speech Thursday. Air Force One landed this evening at Gary’s airport rather than in Chicago in order to...
  • Blundering Secret Service needs to step up its game [Commentary]

    Blundering Secret Service needs to step up its game [Commentary]
    In the movie "Olympus Has Fallen," Gerard Butler faced off against Dylan McDermott and a band of Korean terrorists. In "White House Down," Channing Tatum fought to save President Jamie Foxx from a band of mercenaries. In both movies, the bad guys found...
  • Dangerous people and deadly force

    Dangerous people and deadly force
    When a man jumped over the White House fence, ran across the lawn and entered the residence, the Secret Service failed and failed again. One of the most conspicuous and surprising failures was that though it had armed agents on the ground and snipers on...
  • Previously unknown Secret Service lapses revealed

    Previously unknown Secret Service lapses revealed
    President Barack Obama is back home in Chicago. Depending on which cable news network you watch, he may be here to: share his magnificent wisdom and do no wrong; distract us from the utter failure of his presidency while playing 530 rounds of golf in...
  • Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigns

    Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigns
    U.S. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned under fire on Wednesday after a series of security lapses came to light that exposed gaping holes in the protective cocoon around President Barack Obama. Pierson, who had been in her position since...
  • The havoc one man can wreak

    The havoc one man can wreak
    The man who jumped over the White House fence and sprinted through the main floor of the mansion could have gotten even farther had it not been for an off-duty Secret Service agent who was coincidentally in the house and leaving for the night. ... He...
  • Cummings suggests Pierson should resign Secret Service post

    Cummings suggests Pierson should resign Secret Service post
    WASHINGTON -- Rep. Elijah E. Cummings appeared to call Wednesday for U.S. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson to step down over a series of recent security breaches at the White House -- becoming the first member of Congress to do so -- but then later...