Carol D. Leonnig



Two weeks after the Secret Service forced out four top officials, lawmakers ask whether the agency should have ousted one more — its deputy director.

  • Jan 29, 2015

The Secret Service has spent years studying the threats drones pose, but officials said the agency isn’t able to easily identify and stop a typical one.

  • Jan 26, 2015

The man later called the Secret Service and explained that he never intended for his “quadcopter” to breach White House security, investigators said.

  • Jan 26, 2015

The event highlighted the potential dangers.

  • Jan 26, 2015

Are host countries happy about it? And how much does it cost?

  • Jan 23, 2015

The system was so unreliable at times last year that the Secret Service shut it off for several months.

  • Jan 20, 2015

The agency’s removal of its most senior officials and the retirement of two others would gut much of the Secret Service’s upper management, which has been criticized for a string of security lapses.

  • Jan 14, 2015

Recent security lapses can be traced to growing post-9/11 demands, combined with tight budgets and the loss of experience — leaving a weakened agency.

  • Dec 27, 2014

An independent review called for deep changes, including a higher fence around the White House.

  • Dec 18, 2014

Joseph Clancy testifies in Congress that he has taken steps to improve accountability at the agency.

  • Nov 19, 2014
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