The Secret Service Scandal
November 3, 2014 Kenneth Tate, the CDC guard who lost his job after snapping a picture of Obama's motorcade, was labeled a criminal after officials discovered he had ridden an elevator with the commander in chief while armed. Now, Tate is telling his story.
October 27, 2014 For hundreds of years, people with mental illnesses have tried to visit the president—with many ending up in the same Washington hospital.
October 23, 2014 A pair of canines play hero in the latest fence-jumping incident at the White House.
October 23, 2014 Watchdog criticizes agency for diverting agents in 2011 from protecting White House to monitoring an employee’s neighborhood fight.
October 23, 2014 Unlike last time, the system worked. But the video isn’t pretty.
October 16, 2014 Improving performance starts with winning hearts and minds.
October 10, 2014 The Secret Service's problem isn't morals, it's morale.
October 9, 2014 Both Republicans and Democrats have questions for the elite agency tasked for protecting the president. Specifically, whether it's actually doing that.
October 9, 2014 A new report says the White House knew more than it let on about dalliances with prostitutes in Cartagena.
October 3, 2014 Independent review likely will focus on White House safety and agency culture, not money.
October 3, 2014 It's either tactically smart or desperately silly, but a North Carolina Republican is trying to use the week's biggest news items to attack President Obama.
October 2, 2014 Readers offer solutions that go beyond Pierson's resignation and undoing the DHS merger.
October 2, 2014 The service does more than just protect the president. But little is publicly known about the procedures around others the agency guards.
October 1, 2014 "I salute her 30 years of distinguished service to the Secret Service and the nation," said the Homeland Security secretary.
October 1, 2014 Obama needs to fire Pierson, and Congress needs to return autonomy to the agency.
October 1, 2014 A security contractor with a gun made it onto an elevator with the president in Atlanta, without permission from the Secret Service.
September 30, 2014 Julia Pierson is at the low ebb of her tenure as the first woman to head the agency.
September 30, 2014 The White House intruder is only the tip of the iceberg.
September 30, 2014 “It’s clear that our security plan was not properly executed,” its director told Congress on Tuesday.
September 30, 2014 The Iraq War veteran who ran into the White House earlier this month made it much farther than the Secret Service initially admitted, The Washington Post reports.
September 23, 2014 Tourists, "cranks," and other eccentrics have made it unscathed into the executive mansion.
September 2, 2014 Protecting modern presidents is a legitimate and crucial goal. Here is some of what it ends up meaning in practice.
August 8, 2014 The breach resulted in a brief security lockdown.
August 4, 2014 The political press is tittering over the idea of the vice president skinny-dipping—and missing the real news in a forthcoming book on his Secret Service detail.
August 4, 2014 The 14-year-old discrimination lawsuit alleges that African-American agents were consistently denied promotions despite their qualifications.
April 9, 2014 Director Julia Pierson is instituting a number of changes to the agency.
March 27, 2014 There has been another incident of possible misconduct, in Miami.
March 26, 2014 Three agents go on administrative leave after a night of drinking.
November 15, 2013 Whistleblowers accuse agents of years of sexual misconduct.
November 14, 2013 Alleged misconduct comes as DHS is preparing to unveil results of an investigation into the Secret Service's culture.
January 11, 2013 Report finds drug officers stationed in Colombia assisted in setting up encounters.
October 5, 2012 New policies limit alcohol and warn against revealing Facebook comments.
September 21, 2012 IG letter cites two additional U.S. officials who may have been involved.
May 23, 2012 Agents say they did not break any rules on the Colombia trip.
May 3, 2012 Grassley says officials must be held accountable for scandal.
April 23, 2012 Agent brought the prostitute to the Hilton Hotel in Cartagena just days ahead of president's arrival, law enforcement official says.
April 19, 2012 A series of new threads are popping out of this giant yarn ball, and much remains unresolved.
April 18, 2012 Candidate says he would 'clean house' if he were president.
April 18, 2012 President trusts Mark Sullivan to investigate of Colombia sex scandal, press secretary says.
April 16, 2012 Joint Chiefs chairman apologizes for troops' alleged role in sex scandal.