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March 27th, 2013
02:17 PM ET

Obama appoints woman to lead Secret Service

President Obama announced that he will appoint a new director of the Secret Service. Her name is Julia Pierson.

For the first time, the person in charge of the President's security is going to be a woman. The President of course has been under fire this year for not including more women in his administration.

President Obama intends to appoint Julia Pierson as the first female director of the Secret Service, the White House announced Tuesday.

CNN's Tom Foreman is OutFront with the story.


Filed under: News • Politics • Secret Service
May 4th, 2012
11:24 PM ET

Rep. invites sex escort to Capitol Hill

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee invites one of the Secret Service escorts to Capitol Hill. CNN's Erin Burnett has more.


Filed under: News • Secret Service
April 26th, 2012
02:48 PM ET

New report adds to concerns about wider 'culture' problem at Secret Service

A new report raises new questions about the "culture" of the United States Secret Service. Seattle TV station KIRO, a CNN affiliate, cited an unnamed U.S. government contractor who worked extensively with the Secret Service advance team in San Salvador, El Salvador, prior to President Barack Obama's trip there in March, 2011.
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Filed under: National Security • Secret Service