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Secret Service Discrimination Suit Moves Forward

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Secret Service Discrimination Suit Moves Forward

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Secret Service Discrimination Suit Moves Forward

Secret Service Discrimination Suit Moves Forward

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Seven years ago, 58 African-American U.S. Secret Service agents issued sworn statements in a class-action lawsuit, claiming racial discrimination by the agency.

The suit is progressing slowly. The judge in the case has twice issued sanctions against the Secret Service, ordering the agency to provide evidence.

Now new arguments will determine whether the agency is sanctioned yet again.

Ray Moore is the lead plaintiff in this case, and Melissa Henke is one of the attorneys representing the plaintiffs.

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