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The White House Fence Is Getting Sharper Spikes

Reuters | Posted 05.08.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, May 7 (Reuters) - The black iron fence surrounding the White House will be topped with a row of "sharp metal points" in July, the U.S. Sec...

Obama Disappointed By Latest Secret Service Incident

Reuters | Posted 05.12.2015 | Politics

(Updates with information from law enforcement official) By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON, March 12 (Reuters) - Two senior ...

Report: Armed Guard Who Rode Elevator With Obama Was Not A Convicted Felon

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.01.2014 | Politics

An armed guard who rode on an elevator with President Barack Obama and his aides at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta was not ...

Politico's Absolutely Insane Obama Assassination Article

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 10.01.2014 | Media

A new piece in Politico Magazine has some readers turning their heads and going, 'wait, did they really just say that?' The article, written by for...

Off-Duty Secret Service Agent Stopped White House Intruder: Report

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.01.2014 | Politics

The man who scaled the White House fence and broke into the executive mansion earlier this month was tackled by an off-duty Secret Service officer, th...

Obama Briefed On Secret Service Investigation

Reuters | Posted 11.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Sept 26 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama received an update Thursday on a review of the Secret Service's response after an intruder cl...

Possible Threat Against Obama Investigated By Secret Service

Reuters | Posted 10.29.2014 | Politics

By Richard Weizel HAMDEN, Conn., Aug 30 (Reuters) - A car sought in connection with a suspected threat against President Barack Obama has been loca...

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...

Protecting The President's Christmas

Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

It's not news to anyone that when the president comes to town, he comes with a ton of security. But when the president comes to a small island in the ...

Obama Reportedly Naming New Secret Service Chief

Reuters | Posted 05.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, March 4 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama has chosen a veteran Secret Service official who oversaw criminal investigations to head the ...

Jason Linkins

NRA Ad Targeting Obama Family Called 'Repugnant And Cowardly' | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics

The National Rifle Association pre-empted Wednesday's White House announcement on the results of Vice President Joe Biden's task force on gun violence...

NRA Blasts Obama As 'Elitist Hypocrite'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics

A video released by the National Rifle Association on Tuesday sharply criticizes President Obama for his skepticism about placing armed guards in scho...

DEA Agents Arranged Prostitute For Secret Service Agent

NBC News | Posted 01.10.2013 | Politics

Two U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents “facilitated a sexual encounter” between a prostitute and a U.S. Secret Service agent days before ...

White House Fires Back At Palin Secret Service Criticism

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.21.2012 | Politics

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney fired back at Sarah Palin's criticism of the Secret Service after a recent prostitution scandal, saying "it is ...

Secret Service's Proud Culture Takes A Blow

Reuters | Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics

* Defenders say Colombia incident an anomaly * Agents screened carefully, face stress and danger * Service's reputation ...

Those Secret Service Cowboys

Lauren Ashburn | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics
Lauren Ashburn

Secret Service has started to clean house: Out of 11 agents placed on administrative leave, three are gone. One was allowed to retire, one resigned and one fired with cause on Wednesday.

The Daily Szep -- A Secret Service

Paul Szep | Posted 06.19.2012 | Comedy
Paul Szep


Ted Nugent's Obama Comments Earn Him Scrutiny From Secret Service

Posted 04.17.2012 | Politics

UPDATED BELOW: Rocker Ted Nugent has reportedly earned himself the scrutiny of the Secret Service after saying over the weekend that he would be "d...

Summit of the Americas: Despite Political Arguments We Are Getting Closer As A Hemisphere

Stephen Keppel | Posted 06.17.2012 | Latino Voices
Stephen Keppel

Despite some of the lingering political divisions, which often make the most news, we are getting closer as a hemisphere. The US is becoming more Latino and Latin America is becoming more developed.

Antonio Banderas' Given Code-Name, 'Zorro', By Obama's Secret Service

Posted 12.12.2011 | Latino Voices

It seems Antonio Banderas' portrayal of Zorro in "The Mask of Zorro" made a lasting impression on President Barack Obama's Secret Service agents. ...

Obama's Chicago Home Losing Police Protection

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago Police Department is pulling its overtime detail that guards President Barack Obama's Kenwood home on Oct. 1, department officials announc...

Two Women, Two Potential Assassins Out On the Street

Geri Spieler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geri Spieler

Two women, two potential presidential assassins, are free today, 34 years after they attempted to assassinate Pres. Gerald Ford.

Can the Secret Service Protect Obama?

Alexander Dresner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alexander Dresner

It has been said that the mark of good leadership are those who try to predict the future. What the Secret Service needs are individuals who attempt to predict various futures.

Obama's Security Alarms Some VIP Donors | Aaron C. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Downtown Washington resembled a militarized zone last week for the inauguration of President Barack Obama, but some major contributors who had direct ...

D.C. Rounding Up The Homeless For Inauguration

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

From the steam grates of Pennsylvania Avenue to the porticoes of the city's grand buildings, homeless Washingtonians who live inside the nation's tigh...