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We Are Not Paying for Secret Service's Screw-Up

The answer here is not more security measures: Petula Dvorak

(Newser) - The crack "security gurus" of the Secret Service suffered another epic fail on Friday , and today the Washington Post was among media outlets reporting that the agency is considering extra security measures to prevent a recurrence. No, writes Petula Dvorak at the Post . Before we go "shutting down... More »

Perry Campaign Security Cost Texas Taxpayers $800K

Home state paid for food and lodging for bodyguards

(Newser) - Gov. Rick Perry's ill-fated presidential run cost the taxpayers of Texas nearly $800,000, spent on travel fees for the security detail that followed Perry around on his campaign from September through November, a state report reveals. Perry took 48 trips across state lines, mostly to primary battlegrounds Iowa,... More »

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