Secret Service code names through history

Published On: Sep 14 2012 03:33:14 AM PDT   Updated On: Nov 06 2016 11:00:00 PM PST

Here are some of the not-so-secret code names White House seekers and those close to them have received over the years from the Secret Service.

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When 2012 Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum had Secret Service protection, he picked the name "Petrus," which he said was a nod to his grandfather, Pietro. (Both translate as Peter.)


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