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High court protects Secret Service agents

The Supreme Court has ruled that Secret Service agents are shielded from a lawsuit filed by a man they arrested after a confrontation with then-Vice President Dick Cheney.

Monday - 06/04/2012, 12:15pm EDT

Tags: Vice President Dick Cheney, Dick Cheney, Supreme Court

WTOP Beltway Poll: Half in region see widespread abuse in federal gov't

Fifty-five percent of respondents believe there is widespread abuse in the federal government, according to the poll conducted by Heart+Mind Strategies between May 11 and May 18. Two- thirds of those polled, however, say their view of federal workers hasn't been further dampened by Secret Service agents soliciting prostitutes while on duty in Colombia or lavish spending at a General Services Administration conference in Las Vegas.

Wednesday - 05/30/2012, 08:36am EDT

Tags: wtop beltway poll, federal workers,

Va. man accused of threatening to kill Obama

A criminal complaint filed in federal court in Harrisonburg said Christopher Hecker of Waynesboro made death threats against the president and threatened to bomb the White House, hotels and other places, including Philadelphia City Hall and the site of the former World Trade Center.

Sunday - 05/06/2012, 01:39pm EDT

Tags: Death threat, Barack obama, Waynesboro Public Library,

Napolitano: No Salvadoran Secret Service scandal

Wednesday - 05/02/2012, 08:37am EDT

Tags: Janet Napolitano

Secret Service to undergo ethics training

U.S. Secret Service agents will be getting ethics training from professors at Johns Hopkins University following a prostitution scandal in Colombia.

Tuesday - 05/01/2012, 07:37am EDT

Tags: Johns Hopkins University

WTOP's Top 5 morning stories

Five stories to keep you informed and get you going.

Tuesday - 04/24/2012, 09:08am EDT

Tags: morning stories, drones, peaceful states, video games, Braden Holtby, Washington Capitals

WTOP's Top 5 morning stories

Five stories to keep you informed and get you going.

Monday - 04/23/2012, 09:04am EDT

Tags: morning stories, Arlington, property taxes, parking, weather, prom

Analysis: Evidence takes back seat to appearance for Secret Service

Allegations that a 12-member team of Secret Service employees working in Cartagena in advance of President Obama's recent trip took a more visceral turn Friday morning when a picture surface from Facebook showing one of the three agents who have subsequently left the service discussing "checking out" Sarah Palin while he was guarding her.

Friday - 04/20/2012, 11:45am EDT

Tags: Bob Schieffer, Candy Crowley

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