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Secret Service dealing with aftermath of sex scandal

April 30, 2012 in The Daily Republic

WASHINGTON The Secret Service does not often get a black eye behind those oh-so-cool sunglasses. It’s got a shiner now.
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Misconduct alleged against Secret Service agents

April 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A dozen Secret Service agents sent to Colombia to provide security for President Barack Obama at an international summit have been relieved of duty because of allegations of misconduct. Continue Reading

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GOP Candidate Cain Gets Secret Service Protection

November 17, 2011 in WDAZ

WASHINGTON (AP) Herman Cain on Thursday became the first Republican presidential candidate to receive Secret Service protection.
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Cain receives Secret Service protection after threats

November 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Herman Cain on Thursday became the first Republican presidential candidate to receive Secret Service protection. Cain asked for the security and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and congressional leaders approved his request Thursday, Secret Service spokesman Ed Donovan confirmed.
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Secret Service: Bullet hit White House window; additional round of ammo found

November 16, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The discovery follows reports of gunfire near the White House on Friday. Witnesses heard shots and saw two speeding vehicles in the area. An assault rifle was also recovered. President Barack Obama, who was headed to a summit in Hawaii, was not at the home at the time of the shooting.
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Secret Service agent faces DUI charge in Iowa

August 17, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

DECORAH, Iowa (AP) A Secret Service agent on assignment in Iowa to help with presidential security has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

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Former secret service agent recalls taking bullet for Reagan 30 years ago

March 30, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

On March 30, 1981, Tim McCarthy was walking beside Ronald Reagan as the president and his entourage left the Washington Hilton. That day, McCarthy became the most famous Secret Service agent alive. At 2:27 p.m., as Reagan walked to his limo outside the Hilton, John Hinckley Jr. stepped out from a crowd less than 20 feet from the president and raised a cheap .22-caliber pistol. Continue Reading