Secret Service http://www.kunc.org en Obama Will Appoint Julia Pierson As Secret Service Director http://www.kunc.org/post/obama-will-appoint-julia-pierson-secret-service-director President Obama has chosen 30-year veteran Julia Pierson to head the Secret Service. Pierson will become the first woman to hold that position and she takes the reins as the agency recovers from scandal.<p><a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/obama-to-name-julia-pierson-as-new-secret-service-director/2013/03/26/b89c655c-963c-11e2-8b4e-0b56f26f28de_story.html"><em>The Washington Post</em> reports</a>:<p><blockquote><p>"Pierson, 53, began her career in the Secret Service as an agent in Miami three decades ago. Tue, 26 Mar 2013 19:25:00 +0000 42064 at http://www.kunc.org Obama Will Appoint Julia Pierson As Secret Service Director Reports: Secret Service Director Will Retire After 30 Year Service http://www.kunc.org/post/reports-secret-service-director-will-retire-after-30-year-service Secret Service Director Mark Sullivan will retire after 30 years in service, The Associated Press and other news outlets are reporting.<p>Sullivan is retiring after a tough year for the agency. Fri, 01 Feb 2013 22:14:00 +0000 Eyder Peralta 39608 at http://www.kunc.org Reports: Secret Service Director Will Retire After 30 Year Service For Romney: 15-Car Motorcade To Concession Speech; One Car To Get Home http://www.kunc.org/post/romney-15-car-motorcade-concession-speech-one-car-get-home When it comes time for the Secret Service protection to end and the entourage to disappear, it happens quickly for the losing presidential candidate.<p><a href="http://www.gq.com/news-politics/blogs/death-race/2012/11/how-the-secret-service-said-goodbye-to-mitt-romney.html" target="_blank">GQ's Marc Ambinder reports</a> about how fast everything ended early Wednesday for Republican nominee Mitt Romney:<p><blockquote><p>"The Secret Service detail guarding Governor Romney since Feb 1. stood down quickly. Thu, 08 Nov 2012 20:27:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 36223 at http://www.kunc.org For Romney: 15-Car Motorcade To Concession Speech; One Car To Get Home Secret Service Investigates Claim That Romney's Tax Returns Were Stolen http://www.kunc.org/post/secret-service-investigates-claim-romneys-tax-returns-were-stolen Investigators are working to determine the legitimacy of a claim that GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney's tax records have been stolen from an accounting firm's records.<p>Naming a million-dollar price, an anonymous ransom note was sent to accounting firm Pricewaterhouse Coopers. The letter, which was also posted online, gets right to the point: "Using your Office... Wed, 05 Sep 2012 23:32:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 33211 at http://www.kunc.org Secret Service Investigates Claim That Romney's Tax Returns Were Stolen Secret Service Agent Left Loaded Handgun In Bathroom Of Romney Plane http://www.kunc.org/post/secret-service-agent-left-loaded-handgun-bathroom-romney-plane A secret service agent accidentally left her gun inside the lavatory of Mitt Romney's campaign plane.<p><a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-503544_162-57503016-503544/secret-service-gun-inadvertently-left-in-romney-plane-lavatory/">CBS News reports</a> that the loaded gun was found by one of its reporters who was travelling with the Republican presidential nominee from Tampa to Indianapolis, Ind., where Romney was scheduled to deliver a speech.<p><a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-503544_162-57503016-503544/secret-service-gun-inadvertently-left-in-romney-plane-lavatory/">CBS adds: </a><p><b Thu, 30 Aug 2012 13:59:00 +0000 Eyder Peralta 32919 at http://www.kunc.org