Carol D. Leonnig
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Aides knew of potential White House tie to Cartagena

Aides knew of potential White House tie to Cartagena

EXCLUSIVE | Officials denied anyone from the White House was involved in the scandal, but senior aides were given information suggesting that a prostitute was an overnight guest in the hotel room of a presidential advance-team member.

Under Pierson, elite agency couldn’t shake turmoil

Under Pierson, elite agency couldn’t shake turmoil

Julia Pierson was brought in 18 months ago to put an end to business as usual at the Secret Service, but systemic problems persisted.

Pierson steps down as head of Secret Service

Pierson steps down as head of Secret Service

Julia Pierson resigned after a series of major security lapses that eroded President Obama’s confidence in her ability to run the agency that protects him.

Armed felon came within inches of Obama

Armed felon came within inches of Obama

The security contractor was allowed on an elevator with the president Sept. 16, violating Secret Service protocols, three people familiar with the incident said.