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Secret Service Scandal

Secret Service Supervisor, Agents Reassigned After Drinking Incidents

AP | By ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 06.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service has reassigned agents from its special operations division, including the top agent there, after a pair of emba...

Secret Service Chief Seeks To Reassure Senators

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 06.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest embarrassing episode involving a drunken Secret Service agent overseas for a presidential trip was an isolated incident...

Senators Troubled By Secret Service Allegations

AP | JACK GILLUM | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee and a senior Republican senator expressed concern Wednesday over...

Report Reveals No Evidence Of Widespread Problems At Secret Service

AP | By ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — There is no evidence of widespread misconduct within the Secret Service, according to a Homeland Security Department inspector gen...

Friday Talking Points -- A 'Regular Disorder' Rant

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

After pointing out one story which was strangely ignored in the pile-on in the media this week, it seems the profits for the company contracted to build the Obamacare site are way up. How nice for them, eh? Sigh.

Secret Service Under Scrutiny For Alleged Sexual Misconduct

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 11.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 18 months after a prostitution scandal in South America rocked the Secret Service, the agency in charge of protecting th...

DEA Agent Arranged Prostitute For Secret Service Agent

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWEL | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Drug Enforcement Administration agent arranged to hire a prostitute for a Secret Service agent in Colombia in advance of a presidentia...

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 ...

Biden's Secret Service Officer Charged With Sex Assault Of Girl

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 10.25.2012 | Crime

A Secret Service officer who guarded Vice President Joe Biden's residence was arrested Monday for allegedly sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl he ...

Secret Service Hooker Writes Her Story (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.17.2012 | Latino Voices

Now she's getting paid to bare her soul. Dania Londoño Suarez is writing a tell-all book about her escort escapades with the Secret Service in...

White House Denies Wrongdoing In Prostitution Scandal

AP | BEN FELLER and ALICIA CALDWELL | Posted 11.21.2012 | World

WASHINGTON — A new investigation of the Secret Service prostitution scandal in Colombia has uncovered a hotel record suggesting a member of Pres...

Up To A Dozen Secret Service Members Implicated In Prostitution Scandal

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 10.03.2012 | World

WASHINGTON — A dozen U.S. service members brought women, likely prostitutes, to their hotel rooms in Colombia and also allowed dogs to soil bed ...

9 Service Members Punished, Not Charged In Secret Service Scandal

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 09.17.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- Seven Army soldiers and two Marines have received administrative punishments, but are not facing criminal charges, for their part in the...

Serious Secret Service Accusations Revealed

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 08.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Secret Service agents and officers have been accused of involvement with prostitutes, leaking sensitive information, publishing por...

Colombian Escort To Open Foundation For Prostitutes

Posted 06.07.2012 | Latino Voices

Dania Londoño Suarez, the escort at the center of the U.S. Secret Service sex scandal in Colombia is planning on opening a non-profit organization to...

Secret Service Director: 'I Apologize'

AP | By ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 05.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Secret Service Director Mark Sullivan has apologized for the conduct of employees caught up on a Colombia prostitution scandal. At a Se...

GOP Senator: Secret Service Prostitution Scandal Wider Than Believed

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN and CALVIN WOODWARD | Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Senators investigating the Secret Service prostitution scandal said Wednesday that dozens of reported episodes of misconduct by age...

Secret Service Agents To Fight Dismissals After Scandal

Reuters | Posted 07.22.2012 | World

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON, May 22 (Reuters) - A prostitution scandal in Colombia involving U.S. Secret Service employ...

Key Figure To Testify In Secret Service Scandal

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN and ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 07.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Secret Service Director Mark Sullivan says his officers' contact with prostitutes at a Colombian hotel last month produced no breac...

Controversy-Plagued Secret Service Agent Faces Fresh Allegations

Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics

Arthur Huntington, a married ex-Secret Service agent who became embroiled in controversy swirling around a prostitution scandal last month, is facing ...

GOP Rep. Refuses Meeting With Prostitute

AP | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee is refusing to meet with a Colombian prostitute involved in the U.S. Secret Servic...

Senate Sets Hearing On Secret Service Scandal

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 05.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The chairman of the Senate committee with jurisdiction over homeland security says he's scheduled a hearing for May 23 to review the Sec...

Executive Branch Agencies Should Live by Their Own Standards

Patricia Harned | Posted 07.09.2012 | DC
Patricia Harned

This week is Public Service Recognition Week: a time to honor the men and women who serve our nation as government employees. But lately, the feeding frenzy surrounding scandals by federal employees will not go away.

Alleged Secret Service Escort Calls Agents 'Stupid Brutes'

Posted 05.08.2012 | World

Add insult to infamy: the alleged escort at the center of the Secret Service scandal in Cartagena, Colombia, gave an exclusive interview to Today on N...

Secret Service Agent Involved In Prostitution Scandal Failed Polygraph

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 05.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A key House chairman says one of the Secret Service agents accused of wrongdoing in the Colombia prostitution scandal failed a lie detec...