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Obama Heckled

The Truth of Obama's Heckler

Ryan Campbell | Posted 01.27.2014 | Latino Voices
Ryan Campbell

"My mother and older sister could still be deported," he said, and shared how they were unable to visit their ailing grandfather because of immigration status, and then unable to attend his funeral when he died.

Robin Wilkey

Protesters To Obama: 'And We Wonder Why People Attack Us'

HuffingtonPost.com | Robin Wilkey | Posted 11.27.2013 | Green

Hundreds of demonstrators against the proposed Keystone XL pipeline surrounded San Francisco's SF Jazz Center on Monday as President Barack Obama arri...

Obama Heckled By Anti-Keystone Protesters

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

Protesters shouting about the Keystone XL pipeline interrupted President Barack Obama's speech on health care in Massachusetts on Wednesday. Obama ...

Obama Heckled

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.23.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama was heckled while giving a speech in Syracuse, New York on Wednesday. According to NBC's Shawna Thomas, two women were taken...

The History of Mrs. Obama's Heckler, or Caught Between Civil Rights and a Hard Place

Jim Downs | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics
Jim Downs

On one level, I recognize how this is a highly charged political throw down between two oppressed groups that rarely get the national microphone. I then worry about activists, regardless of their political stripes, disrespecting Mrs. Obama more than other first ladies.

Why President Obama Is the Most Heckled President

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Code Pink co-founder Medea Benjamin's repeated and dragged-out heckling of President Obama during his drone policy speech is simply the latest in a disgusting and damaging repeat act that has become almost ritual.

WATCH: Obama Heckler: I Will Get In Again

HuffPost Live | Posted 05.24.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

HuffPost Live's Alyona Minkovski spoke with Code Pink's Medea Benjamin on Thursday, just hours after she was escorted out President Barack Obama's spe...

WATCH: Heckler Hijacks Obama Speech On Drones, Gitmo

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.23.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama was heckled during a speech at the National Defense University at Fort McNair in Washington, D.C. on Thursday. HuffPost's Ry...

Heckler Interrupts Obama's Speech

The Huffington Post | Nick Abrams | Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics

A heckler interrupted President Barack Obama's speech in front of students in Jerusalem, Israel on Thursday. "I wouldn't feel comfortable if I di...

Obama Heckled In Ohio

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama faced multiple interruptions at a large campaign rally in Cincinnati, Ohio on Sunday, from hecklers protesting the president's ...

Obama Hits Back At Heckler

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 03.23.2012 | Politics

President Obama directly addressed a heckler on Thursday, asking the man to stop "being rude" and interrupting his speech. While speaking on energ...

WATCH: Obama Interrupted By Occupy Protesters

Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

Protesters reportedly with the Occupy Wall Street movement delayed the start of President Obama's speech in Manchester, New Hampshire Tuesday, chantin...

WATCH: Obama Heckled By Shouting Man

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.26.2011 | Politics

(AP/The Huffington Post) LOS ANGELES — A heckler shouting about Jesus Christ interrupted President Barack Obama at a fundraiser before security drag...

Obama Heckled By AIDS Activists At Democratic Fundraiser (VIDEO)

Posted 10.20.2011 | Politics

MARK S. SMITH, Associated Press NEW YORK – President Barack Obama got heckled at a fundraiser Wednesday night by protesters pushing for more fun...

Obama To Return To California For Boxer Next Month

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama plans a second fundraising swing in California next month on behalf of Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer, the se...

Obama Says Boxer Could Lose If Democrats Don't Work

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — President Barack Obama delivered Democrat-friendly California a stark message Monday: Liberal Sen. Barbara Boxer might lose her re...

Obama Heckled By 'Don't Ask Don't Tell' Opponents

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Opponents of the 'don't ask don't tell' policy on gays in the military interrupted President Barack Obama with heckling at a Los Angele...

Obama Coakley Speech: President Seeks To Save Senate Seat, Health Vote (VIDEO)

AP/ Huffington Post | CHARLES BABINGTON and LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BOSTON -- His agenda at risk, President Barack Obama fought Sunday to save a struggling Democratic U.S. Senate candidate and the critical 60th vote ne...

Statler & Waldorf Heckle Obama (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

President Obama was heckled recently, this time at a health care speech in Maryland. A man stood up and shouted, "Obama you're a liar. Obama, your hea...

Obama Heckled, Leads Crowd In Pledge Of Allegiance

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

McClatchy reports on another interruption at a Barack Obama event: A heckler sitting in the press section interrupted Barack Obama's opening remarks...

Sam Stein

Obama Heckled For Not Focusing On Black Issues

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain is usually the candidate getting heckled and interrupted on the trail, a product of his open town halls but also the more controversial as...