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Lawmakers consider changes to Secret Service

Key members of Congress are weighing dramatic changes to the embattled Secret Service, including moving it out of the Homeland Security Department and breaking up its mission.

Thursday - 10/09/2014, 01:47pm EDT

John Palguta, Vice President, Partnership for Public Service

Acting Secret Service Director Joe Clancy has a tough road ahead. Employee satisfaction and commitment hit an all-time low last year. That's according to the 2013 Best Places to Work rankings. Those numbers came out before the fence-jumper embarrassment that's got the whole world wondering about the Secret Service. Turning things around will take patience, determination and strong leadership. John Palguta, vice president for policy at the Partnership for Public Service, joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive with analysis.

Monday - 10/06/2014, 05:24pm EDT
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Secret Service moving forward in wake of scandal

Secret Service moves forward as outsiders look for new boss, hunt for internal flaws

Friday - 10/03/2014, 03:40am EDT

Secret Service chief resigns amid security lapses

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson has resigned amid security lapses at the White House. DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson named a former Special Agent in Charge of Presidential Protective Division as the interim acting director.

Wednesday - 10/01/2014, 03:35pm EDT

Secret Service boss vows no repeat of breach

Secret Service boss vows White House breach 'will never happen again'

Tuesday - 09/30/2014, 12:40pm EDT

Edward Lowery, Criminal Investigation Division, Secret Service

In 2013, more than $156 million in counterfeit U.S. currency made it's way into circulation globally before being seized. The modern day counterfeiter is operating in a world of accelerating technology and instant information. Edward Lowery is special agent in charge of the Criminal Investigations Division at the Secret Service. He joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to discuss how counterfeit criminals have evolved.

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 08:55am EDT
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Senators concerned by Secret Service allegations

Senate chairman and top Republican concerned by alleged Secret Service conduct in Netherlands

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 11:10am EDT

Bill Noonan, Cyber Operations, U.S. Secret Service

Data breaches happen in both the private and public sector. The latest victims include the IRS, Veteran Affairs and Target. So, whom do you call when your agency is under attack? The Secret Service might not initially come to mind, but it has a long history of protecting the nation's financial infrastructure from threats. Bill Noonan, the deputy special agent in charge of cyber operations for the Secret Service, recently testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee about the agency's experience in the cyber arena. He joined Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Emily Kopp to further discuss the agency's role in cyber.

Monday - 03/24/2014, 01:51pm EDT
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Report: 2 Secret Service supervisors under probe

Report: 2 Secret Service supervisors pulled from Obama detail after misconduct allegations

Thursday - 11/14/2013, 12:20pm EST

Secret Service: Suspicious letter mailed to Obama

Secret Service says suspicious letter mailed to Obama, intercepted away from White House

Wednesday - 04/17/2013, 04:38pm EDT

Obama: Boston culprits to feel 'weight of justice'

Obama says Boston culprits will 'feel weight of justice;' officials call explosions terrorism

Tuesday - 04/16/2013, 12:44pm EDT

Pierson, 1st female Secret Service head, sworn in

Julia Pierson sworn in at White House as 1st female director of Secret Service

Wednesday - 03/27/2013, 06:40pm EDT

Obama gives Secret Service its 1st female director

Obama names veteran Secret Service agent Julia Pierson as agency's 1st female director

Wednesday - 03/27/2013, 03:54pm EDT

Secret Service chief to step down this month

Secret Service Director Mark Sullivan announced his retirement Friday, bringing to a close a turbulent period for the law enforcement agency that included a South American prostitution scandal and a pair of White House gate-crashers.

Friday - 02/01/2013, 08:23pm EST

2 sailors request trial in prostitution scandal

Two Navy sailors have rejected administrative punishments for allegedly hiring prostitutes in Colombia last year in a scandal that engulfed members of the military and Secret Service, and both asked for trials by court-martial.

Friday - 01/11/2013, 05:17pm EST

Govt probe links DEA agent to prostitute scandal

A Drug Enforcement Administration agent arranged to hire a prostitute for a Secret Service agent in Colombia in advance of a presidential visit last year.

Thursday - 01/10/2013, 07:05pm EST

Secret Service agent kills self amid affair probe

A senior Secret Service agent being formally investigated by the government for failing to disclose a long-standing relationship with a foreign citizen killed himself last week.

Thursday - 11/01/2012, 06:18pm EDT

Sailors await resolution in prostitution scandal

U.S. Southern Command says the investigation surrounding the two sailors is still going on, but a lawyer for one of the sailors says it shouldn't take this long to reach a decision. Charges were read against all the other military members allegedly involved two months ago.

Monday - 10/01/2012, 06:08pm EDT

White House: No wrongdoing in prostitution scandal

Investigating the prostitution scandal at the Secret Service, the Homeland Security Department's inspector general uncovered a hotel record suggesting a member of President Barack Obama's team might have been involved, according to a summary of the case submitted to Congress.

Friday - 09/21/2012, 06:00pm EDT

Secret Service recovers truck with Biden supplies

Detroit police have released photos of a male "person of interest" in the theft of a Secret Service rental truck carrying equipment related to Vice President Joe Biden's Labor Day visit to Detroit.

Monday - 09/03/2012, 06:17pm EDT
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