**FILE** President Obama shakes hands with the new director of the U.S. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson after she was sworn in by Vice President Joseph R. Biden in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on March 27, 2013. Pierson is the first female director in the agency's 148-year history. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** President Obama shakes hands with the new director of the U.S. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson after she was sworn in by Vice President Joseph R. Biden in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on March 27, 2013. Pierson is the first female director in the agency's 148-year history. (Associated Press)