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8:13 pm, January 30, 2015

Secret Sevice News

Cheri Cannon, Partner, Tully Rinckey PLLC

Just two weeks ago, the acting head of the secret service removed four long-time executives. That brought the number of assistant directors sacked or demoted to six. The moves follow a series of embarrassing incidents of agent misconduct and ineptitude, culminating in the resignation of director Julia Pierson. How does an agency with such a proud history get into this situation? Cheri Cannon is a federal employment attorney with the law firm Tully Rinckey. She joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive with some insight.

Thursday - 01/29/2015, 09:16am EST
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Secret Service: Shots fired outside Bidens' Delaware home

Secret Service: Shots fired near Bidens' Delaware home Saturday night; Bidens were away

Monday - 01/19/2015, 08:02am EST

Shakeup at Secret Service; 4 executives reassigned

4 top executives at Secret Service reassigned amid shakeup in agency leadership

Thursday - 01/15/2015, 03:26am EST

Erik Wasson, Capitol Hill Reporter, Bloomberg Government

Embassy security, the Secret Service and the Postal Service are on the fix-it list for the new chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah). His first move is reorganizing the subcommittees. Erik Wasson, Capitol Hill reporter for Bloomberg Government, joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to discuss the road ahead for Oversight and Government Reform in the 114th Congress.

Tuesday - 01/06/2015, 09:46am EST
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DHS Secretary Johnson: Fundamental change needed at the Secret Service

The Homeland Security Department released the executive summary of suggestions of an expert panel for how to reform the Secret Service. Secretary Jeh Johnson said the Secret Service is in need of some change. He also offers an update on his Unity of Effort initiative.

Friday - 12/19/2014, 04:07am EST
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Report: Secret Service needs outsider as leader

The Secret Service is an "insular" agency that needs a new director hired from the outside, according to former government officials tasked with examining the embattled agency after a man with a knife stormed the White House.

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 05:50pm EST

Combating cybersecurity threats at the US Secret Service

What are the key cybersecurity threats and challenges facing the nation? What is the U.S. Secret Service's doing to combat these cyber threats? Is the cybersecurity function ready to be professionalized across the nation? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Ronald Layton, Deputy Chief Information Officer at the U.S. Secret Service.

Friday - 12/05/2014, 04:52pm EST

Inspector: 'Serious lapse' at Secret Service

Inspector: Involving Secret Service agents in employee's personal dispute was 'serious lapse'

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 03:40pm EDT

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
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