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Cop Says He'd Volunteer To Assassinate Obama

AP | Posted 01.22.2013 | Crime

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A Jacksonville police officer has quit after admitting he told colleagues that he would volunteer to assassinate President Barac...

Man Living In U.S. Illegally Sentenced For Plot To Kill Obama

AP | JAY REEVES | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — An Uzbek man who came to America pursuing an Ivy League medical degree but wound up working seven days a week at a mall kiosk...

Newspaper Publisher Resigns After Obama Assassination Comments

Posted 01.24.2012 | Politics

Andrew Adler, publisher of the Atlanta Jewish Times, resigned Monday after igniting a firestorm by suggesting that the assassination of President Bara...

Newspaper Publisher Apologizes For Obama Assassination Article

Huffington Post | Leigh Owens | Posted 01.20.2012 | Politics

Andrew Adler, the owner of local publication the Atlanta Jewish Times, has apologized after suggesting that assassinating President Barack Obama is an...

White House Shooting Suspect Charged With Assassination Attempt

AP | Posted 01.17.2012 | DC

Associated Press: PITTSBURGH — An Idaho man accused of firing two shots at the White House last week has been charged with attempting to assassin...

Top College GOP Leader: Obama Assassination 'Tempting'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.17.2011 | Politics

Lauren Pierce, the president of the College Republicans at University of Texas at Austin, said on Twitter Wednesday that the idea of assassinating Pre...

Amanda Terkel

From Rand Paul Stomper To Allen West's Bikers: Rise In Far-Right Violence During 2010 Elections

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- This election season, a man was arrested for hitting a protester at a rally for Washington GOP Senate candidate Dino Rossi, a man stompe...

Robert Anthony Quinones, Georgia Army Base Gunman, Threatened To Kill Obama, Bill Clinton, Federal Prosecutors Say

AP | RUSS BYNUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SAVANNAH, Ga. — A former soldier accused of demanding mental treatment as he took hostages at gunpoint at a Georgia Army hospital later told inv...

Obama Assassination Plotter Asks For Swastika Tattoo To Be Removed On Taxpayers Dime

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Daniel Cowart, who plead guilty to 8 federal charges, including a plot to assassinate President Barack Obama and over 100 black people, has requested ...

Gregory Harrison, Teacher Who Used Obama Assassination As Classroom Example, Apologizes

AP | Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- An Alabama teacher who used a hypothetical assassination of President Barack Obama as an example in a geometry lesson says he is s...

Alabama High School Teacher Uses Obama Assassination As Classroom Example

Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics

In a high school geometry class, parallel lines and angles intersected with talk of presidential assassination Monday, when an Alabama teacher used an...

Syrian Arrested For Obama Assassination Plot: Reports

Jerusalem Post | JPOST.COM STAFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Turkish security services have arrested a Syrian man who was planning to assassinate US President Barack Obama during his current trip to Turkey, the ...

Obama Assassination Plot Figures Plead Not Guilty

AP | WOODY BAIRD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

JACKSON, Tenn. — Two white supremacists accused of plotting to kill U.S. President-elect Barack Obama and dozens of other black people have plea...

A Chilling Note From a Student: Classmates Discuss Shooting Obama

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

A student in Iowa contacted E&P with an account much in line with reported incidents of other school kids, some as young as 7 or 8, talking about "assassinating" Obama.

Racial Incidents and Threats Against Obama Soar: Here Is a Chronicle

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

Since election day, the number of threats against the president-elect, and racial or violent incidents directed at his supporters, have soared, and the Secret Service is concerned.

Obama Plot Skinhead Wants Dismissal

AP | WOODY BAIRD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — One of two white supremacists charged with plotting to kill President-elect Barack Obama and dozens of other black people argue...

The Unsung Heroes of Obama's Victory: The United States Secret Service

Stacy Parker Le Melle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stacy Parker Le Melle

Barack Obama, his staff, and his agents were brave enough and smart enough to figure out how to make him as accessible as possible without sacrificing his security.

The Race Factor: How Far We've Come

David S. Reynolds | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David S. Reynolds

If the polls are accurate, for the first time an African American is poised to take the nation's highest political office. We can appreciate just how momentous this is by looking back in history.

Neo-Nazi Obama Plot Just One Of "A Handful" Of "Serious" Threats, Secret Service Says

ABC news | Richard Esposito And Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The arrests Monday in an alleged neo-Nazi assassination plot against Sen. Barack Obama involve one of a handful of serious threats against the Democra...

Obama Assassination Plot Disrupted By ATF

AP | LARA JAKES JORDAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Two white supremacists allegedly plotted to go on a national killing spree, shooting and decapitating black people and ultimately t...

Obama Assassination Plot Investigated, No Credible Threat Found

Huffington Post via Rocky Mountain News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***UPDATE 8/26, 6:30 PM*** Following the press conference, the Associated Press reports that the men were no "true" threat to Obama. U.S. Attorne...

Thomas B. Edsall

Dark Clouds: Obama Assassination Threats Weigh On Voters

HuffingtonPost.com | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Denver, CO -- Contrary to the widespread expectation that the nomination of Barack Obama will intensify black-brown tensions, many of the 12 Latinos g...

Possible Obama Assassination Plot in Denver -- Here is the Latest

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

Mainstream media are now confirming, and going beyond, the initial reports this evening of a possible assassination plot against Barack Obama and the arrest of two men.

White Supremacists Look Forward To Obama Backlash

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

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Journey To The Center Of Hillary Clinton's Mind: "Why Would I Drop Out Before Barack Obama Is Assassinated?"

David Rees | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Rees

Hillary Clinton has a point: June is a great month for political assassinations. Why drop out of the race before all the assassins have had their say?