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  • Man jumps White House fence; 'dogs got him,' says Secret Service

    Man jumps White House fence; 'dogs got him,' says Secret Service
    A man jumped the White House fence on Wednesday evening and was attacked by Secret Service dogs before being arrested, a Secret Service spokesman said. "Dogs got him," spokesman Edwin Donovan said, referring to the intruder. He identified the intruder...
  • Man accused of jumping fence, entering White House due in court

    Man accused of jumping fence, entering White House due in court
    The man accused of running into the White House last month after scaling the fence and evading Secret Service officers is due in federal court Tuesday. Omar Gonzalez, 42, sought to warn the president Sept. 19 that “the atmosphere was collapsed.&...
  • 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...
  • Accused White House fence jumper faces more charges

    Accused White House fence jumper faces more charges
    An Iraq war veteran accused of running inside the White House armed with a knife faces more charges under a federal grand jury indictment returned on Thursday. Omar Gonzalez, 42, is alleged to have climbed over the White House fence on Sept. 29, burst...
  • 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...