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Obama Assassination Threat

Plea Deal For Man Charged With Trying To Assassinate Obama

AP | JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An Idaho man charged with trying to assassinate President Barack Obama by shooting an assault rifle at the White House will accept a ple...

Virginia Man Charged With Threatening To Kill President Obama

Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

Christopher Hecker of Waynesboro, Va., has been charged with threatening to kill President Barack Obama after being arrested on Thursday, the Associat...

White House Shooting Suspect's Path To Extremism

New York Times | WILLIAM YARDLEY | Posted 11.20.2011 | DC

IDAHO FALLS -- A referee lifted Oscar Ortega’s hand high into the clear Rocky Mountain night last summer. Mr. Ortega had not yet been accused of try...

When Will GOP Leaders Denounce the Pyromaniacs?

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

The parallels between the hate speech of the early 1960s and today are numerous and disturbing. But there are also important differences. So, where does the Republican leadership stand on playing with matches?

Secret Service Investigating Palin Rally Obama Threat

Scranton Times-Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The U.S. Secret Service is investigating a threatening remark directed at Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama during a political event in S...