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Wednesday, March 27 2013, 12:49 PM MDT
President Obama Appoints Woman As Head of Secret Service
(KUTV) President Obama has appointed a woman to head up the Secret Service – the first time a female has ever held that position.

Julia Pierson joined the secret service in 1983. Pierson inherits an agency still reeling from a sex scandal involving agents assigned to protect the President during a visit to Colombia last April.

Pierson does not need Senate confirmation, so she can take over immediately.

(Copyright 2013 Sinclair Broadcasting Group.)
President Obama Appoints Woman As Head of Secret Service

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