| Feb 18, 2015
| 11:16 AM
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...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 8:33 PM
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...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 11:18 AM
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...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 1:49 PM
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...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 8:00 PM
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| Jan 15, 2015
| 6:35 PM
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...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 5:17 PM
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...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 3:37 PM
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...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 10:03 AM
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...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Oct 1, 2014
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...