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Source: CDC breach 'final straw' for Pierson

There had been "growing concern" about former U.S. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson's leadership in the two weeks since a man with a knife managed to…

Jeb Bush

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George W. Bush: I think Jeb wants to be president

Former President George W. Bush said Thursday that he thinks his brother Jeb Bush wants to be president.

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Obama spotlights economy in midterm message

President Barack Obama launches a midterm election effort Thursday designed to convince voters of a vigorous economic recovery that a majority still doubts.

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Security lapses lead to shakeup at top of Secret Service

Julia Pierson, the first female director of the Secret Service, resigned Wednesday in the aftermath of a fence-jumper gaining access to the White House on…

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Who is Julia Pierson?

Julia Pierson became the first female director of the U.S. Secret Service in March 2013, tapped to change the culture of an agency that was then marred by a…

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Boston Herald apologizes for Obama cartoon

The Boston Herald and its cartoonist apologized Wednesday for a cartoon that quickly drew criticism on social media for being racist.

A satire on the recent…

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The great American freakout

Late Thursday morning, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told a group of reporters in New York that his country had uncovered a plot by ISIS sympathizers…

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