Michelle Obama and Jill Biden were lately booed at a NASCAR event. Mrs. Obama is not the first first lady to get a rude reception. The most serious episode dates from the civil rights era.
Herman Cain became the first Republican presidential candidate to receive Secret Service protection. There have been threats against Cain, although the nature of the threats is unclear.
A man accused of White House shooting is set to appear Thursday in federal court in Pennsylvania for an extradition hearing. The incident will trigger a review of security procedures.
White House shooting: Oscar Ortega-Hernandez, arrested for allegedly shooting at a window in the executive mansion at the White House, is believed to have an obsession with President Barack Obama.
White House: The Secret Service discovered Tuesday that two bullets had hit the White House, one of them apparently cracking a window on the residential level while President Barack Obama was traveling.
There's no elevated threat against the president, and a bullet that hit a White House window was stopped by ballistic glass. But evidence of gunfire at or near the White House is rare, and authorities are investigating.
To promote his jobs bill, Obama is rolling down the highway this week in a $1.1 million black bus, code-named 'Stagecoach.' The bus, it seems, has some big assets over Air Force One or the traditional motorcade.
'Occupy Wall Street' is planning its biggest action yet: marches Saturday nationwide. But as the movement tests the tolerance of police and cash-strapped cities, can it keep its message positive?
The campaign memo, released Monday, said that Rick Perry, Mitt Romney, and the rest of the Republican field have ‘embraced policies that the American people oppose.’