Boehner: Secret Service Scandal Left Black Mark On Agency

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) says that the prostitution scandal involving the U.S. Secret Service has left a "black mark" on the agency and on the country. (0:20)

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) says that the prostitution scandal involving the U.S. Secret Service has left a “black mark” on the agency and on the country. (0:20)

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● Congressman faces racketeering charges

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