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Secret Service Protection

Ben Carson, Donald Trump Receive Secret Service Protection

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.05.2015 | Politics

The Department of Homeland Security on Thursday officially authorized Secret Service protection for Republican presidential candidates Ben Carson and...

Secret Service Interviewed Accused White House Intruder Twice

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 11.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service agents in Virginia and Washington earlier this summer twice interviewed an Army veteran accused of climbing over a ...

Protection Ensured For Obama, Bush

AP | Posted 01.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill granting lifetime Secret Service protection to former presidents and their wives. The...

House Votes To Extend Protection For Past Presidents

AP | Associated Press | Posted 02.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House has voted to give former presidents and their wives lifetime Secret Service protection, arguing that terrorist threats and the...

Sex Tourism, the Secret Service and the Harms of Buying Sex

Rachel Durchslag | Posted 06.16.2012 | Chicago
Rachel Durchslag

Over the weekend, Secret Service agents were allegedly caught buying sex while in Colombia to protect President Barack Obama. Right away, the media an...

Protecting the President: "My Bodyguard I Desire to Be the People"

Grant Calder | Posted 06.09.2012 | Politics
Grant Calder

Having guys with ear pieces and sunglasses following you around might seem cool, but the fact that they are there, visible in thousands of photographs of the president and his would-be replacements, highlights a great failure.

Jason Linkins

Ron Paul Calls Secret Service Protection 'Welfare'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.22.2012 | Politics

As the GOP presidential primaries have winnowed down a large field of candidates to a remaining quartet, those who are now seriously vying for the Whi...

Ron Paul: Secret Service Protection Is 'Form Of Welfare'

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics

Ron Paul doesn't want Secret Service protection, but if he did he'd choose the code name "Bulldog," the candidate told Jay Leno on Tuesday. Paul, ...

Karen Santorum: Scott Brown's Protection Joke Was 'Sort Of Funny'

The Huffington Post | Anna Staver | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

Karen Santorum laughed off a joke about her husband Rick Santorum using "protection" made by Sen. Scott Brown's (R-Mass.), saying it was "sort of funn...

Secret Service Counts 91 Breaches Since Carter Administration

washingtonpost.com | Spencer S. Hsu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Long before a pair of gate-crashers penetrated a White House state dinner, the Secret Service had detailed for its internal use a lengthy list of secu...

Presidential Security

Jerry Weissman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jerry Weissman

The Secret Service is doing its job.

New Presidential Limousine

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Steve Parker

Whoever wins the upcoming election will apparently ride to the White House in a brand-new whip, with rear-wheel (or even all-wheel) drive and a marine-cooled diesel engine.

Secret Service Wants More Money For Protecting Presidential Candidates

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Secret Service has asked for an extra $9.5 million to cover unexpected costs of protecting the presidential candidates during w...

McCain to Meet With Secret Service

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MEMPHIS — Sen. John McCain intends to meet with Secret Service officials in the next several days in preparation for accepting security protecti...

McCain Rejects Secret Service Protection

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"Sen. John McCain (Ariz.) may be the presumptive GOP nominee for president, but, by his own wishes, he is not being protected by the Secret Service." ...