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The History of the US. Secret Service and My Interactions With Them While Covering President Obama (VIDEO)

Dan McDermott | Posted 12.05.2014 | DC
Dan McDermott

Here's my conversation with Kenny Shelton about the history of the U.S. Secret Service, my personal dealings with them and the controversial breaches of presidential security that led to the sudden resignation of Director Julia Pierson October 1, 2014.

Congressman Says He Doesn't Think Race Influences Obama's Secret Service Protection

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 10.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) said that he disagreed with the majority of African Americans he has spoken with who believe that the Secret Service was ...

Your Secret Service: Always at the Ready...

Rick Horowitz | Posted 12.03.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Worried about protecting the White House? They've got it covered!...

Rachel Lienesch

Americans View Secret Service In A Positive Light, Despite Scandals

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Lienesch | Posted 10.03.2014 | Politics

A new HuffPost/YouGov poll finds that Americans still have a largely positive opinion of the Secret Service, even after a recent string of embarrassin...

Week to Week News Quiz for 10/3/14

John Zipperer | Posted 12.03.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

What do the Federal Reserve, chicken corpses, and umbrellas have in common? More than the usual; find out in our Week to Week news quiz. Here are so...

Man Claiming To Be Congressman Reportedly Gained Backstage Access At Obama Event

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harvard | Posted 10.06.2014 | Politics

An unnamed man claiming to be a member of Congress made his way into a secure area backstage at an event President Barack Obama attended last week, an...

WaPo: Pierson Wanted To Run Secret Service 'Like Disney World'

The Huffington Post | Benjamin Hart | Posted 10.02.2014 | Politics

Julia Pierson resigned as the head of the scandal-ridden Secret Service on Wednesday, but details about her shaky tenure at the agency keep emerging. ...

Secret Service Director Resigns

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.01.2014 | Politics

Julia Pierson has resigned as director of the Secret Service, U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson said in a Wednesday statement. In th...

Congressman Calls For Secret Service Head To 'Step Down'

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 10.01.2014 | Politics

Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) said Wednesday that it would be best for Julia Pierson to step down from her position as director of the U.S. Secret Service...

Pierson's Policies Put President at Risk

Rebecca Abrahams | Posted 11.30.2014 | Politics
Rebecca Abrahams

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson, testifying before House lawmakers, called the September 19 White House breach "unacceptable," saying security procedures were "not properly executed."

Sordid Service

Daniel N. Nelson | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics
Daniel N. Nelson

This is not a "boys will be boys" tale, but rather endangerment of the President of the United States, national secrets and America's reputation.

Obama Briefed On Discipline Of Secret Service Agents

Reuters | Posted 05.26.2014 | Politics

BRUSSELS, March 26 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama was briefed on the situation involving three Secret Service agents who were sent home fro...

SHE Is Responsible for the President's Safety

Nell Merlino | Posted 06.05.2013 | Women
Nell Merlino

Women who want more responsibility, money and power must be willing to delegate responsibility to others at every level of their lives.