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  • 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...
  • For Secret Service, a delicate dance of guards and guarded

    For Secret Service, a delicate dance of guards and guarded
    In July, President Obama stood on an outdoor stage before a crowd of 2,000 people at Los Angeles Trade Technical College. The president had just begun a new campaign-style speech when a man in the crowd, standing less than 50 feet away, interrupted with...
  • For the record

    Colorado school protest: An article in the Sept. 25 Section A about Denver-area students protesting proposed curriculum changes, misidentified Ashlyn Maher as Ashyl Maher. White House intruder: In the Sept. 23 Section A, a photo caption with an article...
  • Note to Secret Service -- lock the White House door

    As anyone who's ever tried knows, the White House is one of the most difficult buildings in the world to get into. Take it from me. I go there almost every day for the daily White House press briefings. You have to go through several layers of security to...
  • White House defends Secret Service after report on 2011 shooting

    White House defends Secret Service after report on 2011 shooting
    The White House defended the Secret Service on Sunday in the wake of a newspaper investigation that details how the agency fumbled its response to a gunman firing upon the White House in 2011, while President Obama's youngest daughter and his mother-in-...
  • Report: Intruder ran through much of main floor of White House

    Report: Intruder ran through much of main floor of White House
    The man who breached security at the White House this month overpowered a U.S. Secret Service officer and ran through much of the main floor, penetrating farther into the building than previously disclosed, the Washington Post reported on Monday, citing...
  • Secret Service Srewups

    Secret Service Srewups
    So, let’s re-cap. A dozen agents for the Secret Service, the law enforcement agency charged with protecting the president and his family, are implicated in a scandal by cavorting with prostitutes on a presidential visit to Colombia in 2012. We&...
  • U.S. lawmakers rebuke Secret Service over security breaches

    U.S. lawmakers rebuke Secret Service over security breaches
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Secret Service faced scathing criticism on Tuesday for the agency allowing an intruder with a knife to run into the White House and the Washington Post reported a separate security lapse of an armed contractor...
  • A timely history lesson for the Secret Service

    WASHINGTON -- Secret Service agents nursing their wounds from the recent disclosures of incompetence in protecting the president should read Carl Sandburg's account of how one of their forebears failed in his assigned task on the fateful night in April...
  • 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...
  • 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...