Protesters From Yale, Harvard Interrupt Obama Rally

01/01/2011 05:12 am 05:12:02 | Updated May 25, 2011

Protesters from Yale and Harvard momentarily stole the spotlight from President Barack Obama at a rally in Bridgeport, Conn. Saturday.

Speaking in front of 10,000 attendees, Obama stumped for Connecticut's Democratic candidates, who face tight races in Tuesday's midterm elections. Within the first five minutes of his speech, about 30 students seated 50 feet from the stage interrupted the President, carrying a large white banner with red painted letters reading: "Keep the Promise: $50 billion for global AIDS."

Read more on Yale Daily News

Suggest a correction