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Idaho pastor shooting suspect arrested outside White House, wrote warning about ‘Martians’ in Congress

March 9, 2016
Carol Leonnig, Michael Miller | The Washington Post
Kyle Odom, the former Marine suspected of shooting Idaho pastor Tim Remington on Sunday, was arrested Tuesday evening outside the White House, according to Coeur d’Alene police and the Secret Service.
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Secret Service agent's badge, gun stolen near agency headquarters

December 23, 2015
Juana Summers | Mashable
The badge, gun, radio, handcuffs and flash drive belonging to a Secret Service agent were stolen near the Secret Service's headquarters in Washington, according to multiple reports.
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New breaches revealed in report that says Secret Service is ‘in crisis’

December 3, 2015
Carol Leonnig | The Washington Post
A man masquerading as a member of Congress walked into a secure backstage area without being properly screened and spoke with President Obama at an awards dinner last fall. Five days later, a woman walked backstage unchecked at a gala dinner where Obama was a featured guest. Months after that, two people strolled unnoticed past a Secret Service checkpoint into the first layer of the White House grounds.
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Secret Service official wanted to embarrass congressman

October 1, 2015
Carol Leonnig | The Washington Post
An assistant director of the Secret Service urged that unflattering information the agency had in its files about a congressman ­critical of the service should be made public, according to a government watchdog report released Wednesday.
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Secret Service took a year to fix broken alarm at George H.W. Bush home

April 23, 2015
Carol Leonnig | The Washington Post
The Secret Service took more than a year to replace a broken alarm system at former president George H.W. Bush’s home, raising concerns within the agency about the safety of the Houston residence and the Bush family, according to a government report scheduled to be released Thursday.
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Secret Service manager put on leave during probe of alleged assault

April 9, 2015
Carol Leonnig, Keith Alexander | The Washington Post
The Secret Service has put a senior supervisor on leave and suspended his security clearance after a female employee accused him of assaulting her after-hours at agency headquarters last week, the agency said Wednesday.
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Obama administration signals fight over subpoenas of Secret Service staff

April 2, 2015
Carol Leonnig | The Washington Post
The Republican chairman of a House oversight committee issued subpoenas late Tuesday demanding testimony from two Secret Service employees about a White House incident last month in which two agents are being investigated for allegedly disrupting an active bomb investigation.
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Secret Service tightens rules on driving agency cars after drinking

March 27, 2015
Carol Leonnig | The Washington Post
The Secret Service has imposed a new, stricter policy that prohibits staff from driving government cars within 10 hours of drinking alcohol, according to an internal agency memo reviewed by The Washington Post.
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Much of the video of the Secret Service barricade incident has been erased

March 20, 2015
Carol Leonnig | The Washington Post
Much of the surveillance video taken during a March 4 incident at the White House complex, in which Secret Service agents drove into a barricade marking off a bomb-threat investigation, has been erased, the agency’s top official told lawmakers Thursday.
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