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  • Obama names Joseph Clancy to lead Secret Service rather than outsider

    Obama names Joseph Clancy to lead Secret Service rather than outsider
    President Obama on Wednesday tapped Joseph Clancy, interim head of the Secret Service, to run the agency full time after years of controversies came to a head last fall. Clancy, a veteran of the Secret Service who has served in Obama’s...
  • Obama picks Joe Clancy as Secret Service director

    Obama picks Joe Clancy as Secret Service director
    President Barack Obama on Wednesday named his acting director and trusted former protective detail leader Joseph Clancy as the new permanent head of the Secret Service, choosing a longtime insider despite calls from Congress for fresh management of the...
  • Cummings warns of tough year for federal workers

    Cummings warns of tough year for federal workers
    WASHINGTON -- Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the top-ranking Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, told a gathering of federal employees on Wednesday that he anticipates an "unprecedented and extremely damaging assault" on federal...
  • Charlie Hebdo editor, Marco Rubio: Sunday guests

    Charlie Hebdo editor, Marco Rubio: Sunday guests
    British Prime Minister David Cameron and Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., will be among the guests this weekend on CBS' "Face the Nation." The program starts at 10:30 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6. Other guests are White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer and...
  • Saturday's TV highlights and weekend talk: 'They Came Together' on Epix

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 18 - 24, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Austin City Limits Veteran indie band...
  • In Republican Congress, two divergent strategies at work

    In Republican Congress, two divergent strategies at work
    After winning control of the Senate and boosting their numbers in the House last fall, Republicans devised a moniker for their dual majorities that could pass for a new C-SPAN reality show: "America's New Congress." Branding is one thing, but...
  • 4 top Secret Service executives told to leave their posts in agency shake-up

    4 top Secret Service executives told to leave their posts in agency shake-up
    The Secret Service has decided to remove four of its most senior officials while two others are retiring, the biggest management shake-up at the troubled agency since its director resigned in October after a string of security lapses, according to...
  • House oversight panel to probe Secret Service breaches, culture

    House oversight panel to probe Secret Service breaches, culture
    The House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee will conduct a bipartisan investigation into the U.S. Secret Service next year, the panel's new chairman, Republican Jason Chaffetz, said on Thursday. Chaffetz and the panel's top...
  • Issa's big dud: No White House connection to IRS 'scandal'

    Issa's big dud: No White House connection to IRS 'scandal'
    Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Vista) wasted enormous congressional resources over the last 18 months trying to inflate the IRS "scandal" into a mountain. The release Tuesday of his final, petulant report on the affair marks what may be its final decline into a...
  • 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...
  • 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...